Allan Ronald

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Dr. Allan Ronald is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. In 1980, he co-founded the investigation unit for studying HIV and STDs with the University of Nairobi. He was President of the International Society of Infectious Diseases from 1996 to 1998. Dr. Ronald lived in Uganda from 2002 to 2004, during which he assisted with organizing the Makerere University Infectious Diseases Institute training and clinical services. He was also Chair of Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba and Physician in Chief of the Health Sciences Centre and is currently the Scientific Director of the International Centre for Infectious Diseases in Winnipeg.  Dr. Ronald is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and is the 2006 recipient of the Wightman Award from the Gairdner Foundation of Canada. (From cahs-acss.ca)