Dr. Sharon Walmsley

Director, Immunodeficiency Clinic, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network; Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto 

Sharon Walmsley, MD, is the Director of the Immunodeficiency Clinic, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network and a Professor, University of Toronto Department of Medicine. She is a Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute and Co- Chair of the CIHR- Canadian HIV Trials Network. She is actively involved in the design, conduct and analysis of many clinical trials in HIV, COVID and Monkeypox. She is a Member of the Order of Canada for contributions in HIV Research related to advancing therapy for women, and mentoring young female investigators. In 2021 she was elected to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. She received the 2022 YWCA women of distinction award for her work with women living with HIV. In 2022 she became the inaugural Family Speck chair in emerging infections.