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C. Robert Horsburgh, Jr., MD is Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Global Health and Medicine at Boston University. He is an experienced TB clinician whose research has focused on TB epidemiology and clinical trials.  He has served as Co-Chairman of the U.S. TB Trials Consortium and the U.S. TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium. He is currently Vice President of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, President of the North American Region of the Union, Co-Chairman of the Union’s DR-TB Working group and Chairman of the Steering Committee of RESIST-TB, an international organization that advocates for global expansion of treatment for Drug-resistant TB (