Dr. Mogomotsi Matshaba
Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence Gaborone, Botswana
Dr. Mogomotsi Matshaba, Principal Investigator for Collaborative African Genomics Network (CAfGEN) Group is Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Retrovirology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Executive Director- Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence. He is a medical graduate of University College of Dublin, Ireland. He worked as a medical officer in Botswana from 2005-2008, during which time he spent one year as a physician-in-training at the Botswana-Baylor Clinic and subsequently completed his residency training in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas. From 2011 to 2014 he was the Associate Director- Training and Clinical Services at the Botswana- Baylor Clinic in Gaborone Botswana. In 2014 he moved to Swaziland Centre of Excellence as the Interim Executive Director. He continues to be active in the clinical, research, training and administrative capacities at the COE. He sits in several Ministry of Health Committees as the pediatric expert; Botswana National HIV Guidelines Committee, TB/ HIV Integration Technical Working Group, Drug Forecasting and Purchasing Committee, TB/HIV Drug Resistance Technical Working Group, Adolescent HIV Guidelines Committee. Internationally he is a member of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society, serves in the Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA) at the Forgaty Institute, NIH and member of the Child Survival TWG, Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT), UNICEF.