Dr. Pollack is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, an Infectious Diseases specialist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Country Director of the Partnership for Health Advancement in Vietnam (HAIVN), a Harvard University Global Program with a mission to improve healthcare in Vietnam. He received his MD in 2003 from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed a residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. For the past ten years, Dr. Pollack has worked in Vietnam building health worker capacity and strengthening the country’s health system. He currently supports HAIVN’s efforts in HIV health worker training and mentoring, quality improvement initiatives, strengthening of hospital infection control and prevention, health policy development, and medical education curriculum reform. Dr. Pollack’s research focuses on strategies for laboratory monitoring of HIV-infected patients in low resource settings.