International Association of Providers in AIDS Care (IAPAC), USA
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D. is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care. He cares for people living with HIV at APEX Family Medicine in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Young began his graduate studies at the University of Colorado, where he received a Ph.D. in molecular biology and biochemistry working in the laboratory of Nobel laureate Thomas Cech. He earned his medical doctorate in 1992 from the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he also completed his post-graduate training in internal medicine and infectious diseases. His research interests include improving engagement in medical care, antiretroviral therapies and healthy aging with HIV. He is a member of the World Health Organization's HIV Clinical Guideline Development Group and principal investigator with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS). A member of the HIV Medicine Association, the International AIDS Society and the American Academy of HIV Medicine, he is also actively involved in educating health care professionals and community groups throughout the world on HIV-related subjects. He is Medical Editor of the Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. Dr. Young is the author of more than 80 journal articles, reviews and book chapters.