Robert C. Bollinger Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Robert C. Bollinger, M.D., M.P.H., is a Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with joint appointments in the Department of International Health of the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. He has more than 30 years of experience in international public health, clinical research and education in a broad range of global health priorities. Dr. Bollinger is also the Country Director for the Hopkins Fogarty International Programs in India, which has provided short-term and degree training to more than 100 visiting scientists at Hopkins, as well as in-country training for more than 2000 scientists, since 1992. Dr. Bollinger is Director of the Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) which develops and provides clinical education to health care providers in resource limited settings around the world. Under Dr. Bollinger's leadership, the CCGHE has developed educational and research programs in 18 countries and been a leader in the development and use of distance learning and mHealth technology in resource-limited settings, including eMOCHA, selected as a Finalist for the 2010 Vodafone Wireless Innovations Award. As a clinician educator, Dr. Bollinger’s insight has led to the development of mobile features most needed in the field of clinical care and research resulting in eMOCHA strengthening provider capacity in a variety of program areas around the world, including domestic violence, HIV, TB, dengue, oral cancer, and drug abuse.