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    Professor Sharon Lewin

Professor Lewin is an internationally renowned researcher in HIV/AIDS, an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow and previously headed the Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health and Monash University (2003–2014) and was co-head of the Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute (2012–2014). She was the co-chair of the International AIDS Conference AIDS2014 with Professor Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, President, International AIDS Society and 2008 Nobel Laureate for the co-discovery of HIV. AIDS 2014 attracted 14,000 participants and was the largest health conference ever held in Australia. She is a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections.