Professor Sharon Lewin appointed President of the International AIDS Society
Internationally recognised for her expertise in HIV cure, HIV-hepatitis B virus (HBV) co-infection and SARS-CoV-2 infection, Professor Sharon Lewin, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has been appointed as the new President of the International AIDS Society (IAS).
Professor Sharon Lewin, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases, presenting at the 2022 International AIDS Conference in Montreal.
The IAS is the peak international organisation for HIV/AIDS professionals representing more than 15,000 members across the globe, including scientists, people living with HIV, activists, policy makers and others.
For the next two years, Professor Lewin will lead the IAS in its mission to convene, educate and advocate for a world in which HIV no longer presents a threat to public health and individual well-being.