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Anton Pozniak

Title: Immediate Past President

Organization: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and LSHTM

Country: United Kingdom

Anton Pozniak is a consultant physician in HIV Medicine at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Professor in the Department of Clinical Research at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1996 and a life member of the British HIV Association in 2014. 

Anton is the Immediate Past President of the International AIDS Society and has served as a Track B programme committee member for AIDS 2006 and AIDS 2010 and has been a plenary speaker at AIDS 2008. At IAS 2017 and AIDS 2018, he was a member of the Conference Coordinating Committee, and for AIDS 2020, he was Co-Chair. He is a governing board and guidelines committee member of the European AIDS Clinical Society and the President of the European AIDS trial network, NEAT-ID. Anton is also a member of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) anti-viral HIV guidelines committee and chairs the TB/HIV guidelines committee. 

Anton has been an advisor on HIV and AIDS to the UK Government Health Select Committee and a member of the expert advisory group on AIDS for the UK Department of Health. He was DSMB Chair of the PROUD study and is currently DSMB Chair of the MRC Odyssey and Smile studies. He is the principal investigator for a five-year test-and-treat project in Tanzania and a board member of the charity, CUAMM UK. He has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers, mainly on clinical aspects of HIV treatment and care and HIV-associated tuberculosis.