Dr. Jorge Sanchez is an infectious diseases specialist from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia with a master’s degree in public health from the University of Washington. From 1992 to 2000 worked as a University of Washington consultant at the Center for AIDS and STI Training. In 1993 received the Junior Investigator Award from the American College of Physicians. From 1995 to 2000 he directed the Peruvian National STD and AIDS Control Program and was Minister of Health´s Advisor. Since 2000, Dr. Sanchez has been the Principal Investigator for Peru of HVTN and HPTN. In 2003 Peru sites joined the ACTG and in 2006 the MTN.
Dr. Sanchez have been involved in the development and implementation of the research agenda of the DAIDS-funded Networks. He has been member of the HPTN Executive Committee from 2004 to 2005; member of the ACTG Executive Committee from 2005 to 2007, from 2011 to 2013, from 2011 to 2014, and from 2018 until now; and member of the HVTN Scientific Governance Committee since 2010. He has received the HPTN Service Award in year 2004 and the HVTN Service Award in 2007. Currently he is Co-Chair of the HVTN 706 MOSAICO Study.
Dr. Sanchez is member of the UW CFAR since. He has mentored undergraduate and postgraduate students from the UW Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars, UW Global Health Fellows Program and Fellows Program, the South American Program in HIV Prevention Research at UCLA and the Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowship at Yale University.