Dr. Michael Herce is the Director of Implementation Science at CIDRZ, an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Zambia, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina (UNC), USA. As a US-trained infectious disease specialist, Dr. Herce’s work focuses on understanding and ameliorating health inequities in HIV and TB prevention, treatment, and care for key and vulnerable populations in sub-Saharan Africa through patient-oriented and implementation science research. His research and service delivery projects have been funded by the US NIH, UNICEF, USAID, PEPFAR/CDC, and DFID/UKAID. Before joining CIDRZ in 2014, he served as Clinical Director for Partners In Health—Malawi and Chief of Party for TB CARE II. Dr. Herce completed his residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School and his Infectious Disease fellowship training at UNC. He received his MD cum laude from Yale, his MSc in Clinical Research from UNC, and his MPH in Global Health from Harvard.