Dr. Michael S. Saag
Dr. Michael S. Saag is a physician and prominent HIV/AIDS researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He holds the Jim Straley Chair in AIDS Research, is Director of the Division of Infectious Disease and of the William C. Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine, and Director of the Center for AIDS Research. He is also the founder of the 1917 Clinic, a comprehensive AIDS treatment and research center at UAB. Dr. Saag was elected chairman of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. In 2019, he began serving on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.