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Chloe Orkin is Chair of the British HIV Association. She is a Clinical Professor of HIV Medicine at Queen Mary University of London and is on secondment to the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit at University College London. She is a Consultant Physician at the Royal London Hospital where her clinical duties include running a busy HIV and HIV/HCV research unit. Her specialist interests are: Anti-retroviral therapy and strategies and co-infection with viral hepatitis. Professor Orkin led the ‘Going Viral’ blood-borne virus testing week campaign and is researching ways of implementing blood-borne virus testing. She has more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and has co-authored four British HIV Association guidelines on: Anti-retroviral therapy, hepatitis, malignancy and routine monitoring.

Under her leadership, BHIVA has been acknowledged as an early champion of the U=U campaign. She is a medical activist and has worked to improve the lives of people living with HIV in the UK by providing medical evidence that challenges stigma (about spitting and biting, HIV positive pilots, conditions for immigration detainees, and sharing the medical records of migrants).

Chloe Orkin

Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom


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