Sharon Lewin is the IAS President-Elect. She is an infectious diseases physician and basic scientist, and has worked in HIV-related clinical medicine and research for over 25 years.
Lewin is an active clinician, working at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Lewin is internationally recognised for her expertise in the field of HIV cure, HIV-hepatitis B virus (HBV) co-infection and immune recovery post ART. She has over 250 publications, predominately related to HIV cure and understanding HIV disease and related co-infections including HBV, cryptococcal infection and cytomegalovirus. She is one of four editors for the journal AIDS and on the editorial board of Lancet HIV.