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Nachega Jean

Elected: 2018

Country (Nationality)

South Africa


Medical & Health Sciences


Jean Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCP: Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Epidemiology, at Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh University. Dr Nachega is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology and International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Professor Extraordinary of Medicine and Director of the Center for Infectious Diseases, at Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.  
He received his training in Belgium (University of Louvain), UK (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), USA (Johns Hopkins University & Harvard University). He has over 20 year-experience in patient care, teaching, designing and implementing HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis studies or programs funded by NIH/NIAID, PEPFAR, EDCTP, and Wellcome Trust. He is a lead HIV Investigator within AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) and an ad hoc consultant at WHO, CDC, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as a member of South African Academy of Sciences.