Dr. Marina Klein, M.D., M.Sc., FRCP(C) is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases/Chronic Viral Illnesses Service where she is Research Director. She is National Co-director of the CIHR-Canadian HIV Trials Network and currently serves on the International AIDS Society’s Governing Council and executive committee. Dr. Klein’s research program builds on years of multidisciplinary work leading one of the largest cohorts focused on HIV and HCV co-infection in the world (www.cocostudy.ca). As Canada Research Chair in Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies of Chronic Viral Infections in Vulnerable Populations, she is documenting the impact of new HCV therapies on health outcomes, designing and testing tailored approaches to increase access to diagnosis and treatment, building capacity for research with Indigenous communities and using evidence generated to advocate for policy change. Her goal is to pave the way to eliminating HCV and other chronic viral infections in Canada and globally.