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Dr. Julio Montaner

Director, B.C. Centre For Excellence In HIV/AIDS

Dr. Julio Montaner is director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, the Chair in AIDS Research and Head of Division of AIDS in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. His recent research has been primarily focused on the implementation of the Seek and Treat for Optimal Prevention of HIV/AIDS (STOP HIV/AIDS) initiative, which will utilize HIV treatment as an HIV prevention strategy in B.C. The initiative seeks to drastically decrease HIV related morbidity and mortality in the province.