elected a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1999. He has served on several IOM committees, including the first review of the AIDS epidemic, Confronting AIDS, in 1986, and No Time to Lose, an assessment of HIV prevention programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2001. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Chicago and the University of Minnesota, respectively, and finished training at the University of Utah and UCSF, where he studied for 2 years as a Research Fellow in the virology laboratory of Dr. Jay Levy, later a codiscoverer of HIV.
John G. Bartlett, M.D., is a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to this role, he served as chief of the Infectious Diseases Division at the school for 26 years, stepping down in 2006. In addition, Dr. Bartlett has served as a faculty member at the University of California–Los Angeles (UCLA) and Tufts University School of Medicine. He was associate chief of staff for research at the Boston VA Hospital. Dr. Bartlett is a member of the IOM, master of the American College of Physicians, past president of the IDSA, and recipient of the Kass Award from the IDSA. In 2005, Dr. Bartlett was awarded the Alexander Fleming Award by the IDSA and the Finland Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Dr. Bartlett received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and his M.D. at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York. He trained in internal medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston and the University of Alabama–Birmingham, and he completed his fellowship training in infectious diseases at UCLA.
Carlos del Rio, M.D., is professor and chair of the Hubert Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health and professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Emory University School of Medicine. He is also codirector for Clinical Science and International Research of the Emory Center for AIDS Research. He has held numerous leadership roles, including executive director of the National AIDS Council of Mexico, the federal agency of the Mexican government responsible for AIDS policy in that country; program director and principal investigator of the Emory AIDS International Training and Research Program; member of the CDC/Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on HIV/Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention and Treatment; and member of the Board of the International AIDS Society USA and the HIV Medical Association of the IDSA. Dr. del Rio is associate editor of AIDS Clinical Care and AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of AIDS; Women, Children