Dr. Nahid is Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Trials Operations in the UCSF Office of Research, Director of the UCSF CTSA Trials Innovation Network Hub, and Director of the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis. With over two decades of experience in global health research, he specializes in clinical trials and translational research focusing on TB and HIV/TB. In 2009, he co-founded the Vietnam National TB Program/UCSF Research Collaboration Unit, launching partnerships with the Vietnam National Lung Hospital, Hanoi Lung Hospital, and Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital in support of equitable international research activities in global health. As the UCSF Program Director and Senior Research Advisor for the USAID-funded Supporting, Mobilizing and Accelerating Research for Tuberculosis Elimination (SMART4TB) Consortium, Dr. Nahid guides the consortium’s research strategies in diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines among other programs for combatting TB worldwide. Concurrently, he directs NIH and BMGF-funded programs focused on developing improved pharmacodynamic biomarkers for use in TB clinical trials. He is PI on NIH-funded training and mentorship programs, including the UCSF-UCB TB Research Advancement Center (UC TRAC P30), supporting domestic and international early stage investigators in research. He has expertise in implementation and delivery of new tools, and has led WHO Task Forces and international practice guidelines. Clinically, Dr. Nahid attends at ZSFG and provides consultation with the UCSF Curry International TB Center.