Brandon Brown is a full professor in the Department of Social Medicine, Population and Public Health at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. His primary research interests include the health impacts of aging with HIV and ethical issues in HIV research. He has received funding from both private and federal organizations, working closely with community partners in every step of the research process. The first in his family to attend college, Dr. Brown earned his bachelor's degree in applied mathematics followed by an MPH in epidemiology. He then attended the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to earn his PhD in international health. Dr. Brown received additional training as a HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) Scholar, a Resource Center for Minority Aging Research Scholar, trainee at the Fordham HIV Research Ethics Training Institute, and visiting scholar at the Hastings Center for Bioethics. Brandon is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Tru Evolution; chair of the APHA Nations Health Advisory Board; a National Academy of Medicine emerging leader in health and medicine scholar, and member of the HPTN ethics working group.