Brief Bio: Dr. McClelland is a Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Global Health at the University of Washington. His expertise is in women’s reproductive health, with a focus on vaginal infections, STIs, and HIV. He has conducted research in Kenya since 1998, collaborating closely with the University of Nairobi Department of Medical Microbiology, Kenyatta National Hospital, and the Kenya Medical Research Institute. He has published over 190 scientific papers including clinical trials, observational epidemiological studies, and implementation research. Dr McClelland’s research allows him to provide mentorship to pre-and post-doctoral Kenyan and US investigators in Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Global Health.