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Presenter's Biography
Robert C. Bollinger, MD, MPH

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Robert C. Bollinger, MD, MPH

Robert C. Bollinger, MD, MPH, is a professor of infectious diseases in the Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of International Health of the Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has more than 28 years of experience in international public health, clinical research, and education in a broad range of global health priorities including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, leprosy, and emerging infections.

His initial experience in public health in India was in 1979 and included field work with a leprosy control project in rural Bihar. Over the past 15 years, he has initiated and conducted a large collaborative Indo-US HIV research program in Pune. His ongoing research includes collaborative projects in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Dr. Bollinger is the director of the recently established Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education; the associate director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health; and the country director for the Hopkins Fogarty International Programs in India and DRC. He is principal investigator for three ongoing collaborative NIH-sponsored clinical trials in Pune. Dr. Bollinger has published more than 85 research publications and 13 book chapters.

Dr. Bollinger is an active clinician/educator who provides and supervises HIV and infectious diseases clinical care in the outpatient and in-patient settings at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has been on the faculty at Johns Hopkins since 1992.

Continuing Medical Education


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