Adeeba Kamarulzaman

Former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Malaya, Malaysia

Adeeba KamarulzamanAdeeba Kamarulzaman is a Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases and Pro Vice Chancellor and President of Monash University, Malaysia. Prior to this appointment, she served as Dean of Medicine at the University of Malaya.  She is also the Immediate Past President of the International AIDS Society, and currently Co-Chair of the WHO Science Council.

Dr. Kamarulzaman has dedicated her career to the prevention, treatment and research of infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS and is a strong advocate for HIV prevention, treatment and care programs especially targeting key populations. In 2007, Dr. Kamarulzaman established the Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA) at the University of Malaya (Malaysia).  She has served on numerous technical and advisory committees for UNAIDS, WHO and UNODC and is a member of the Malaysian Health Advisory Council. She joined the Global Commission on Drug Policy in 2022.