Dr. Collman received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Boston University. He then completed Internal Medicine residency and a year as Chief Residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, following which he worked as a hospital-based internist in one of the poorest communities in Philadelphia. Dr. Collman then undertook his clinical fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine, followed by research postdoctoral training in Virology, at the University of Pennsylvania. Since joining the Penn faculty in 1990, Dr. Collman has developed a scientific program of NIH-funded laboratory research studying human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS, and how the virus interacts with target cells. He has remained an active clinician in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and has also served as a pulmonary consultant to the Penn Immunodeficiency (AIDS) clinic. Additionally, he has played an active role in the development of both HIV/AIDS treatment efforts and pulmonary medicine programs in the African nation of Botswana. Dr. Collman teaches medical students and residents on clinical rotation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and lectures on various aspects of pulmonary immunology and HIV/AIDS in the medical education curriculum. He is also a course director, lecturer and/or seminar leader in several Virology courses in the PhD graduate studies program at Penn, and trains graduate students and postdocs in laboratory-based research in his lab. Dr. Collman is currently Professor of Medicine and Medicine in Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also Co-Director of the NIH-funded Penn Center for AIDS Research, which coordinates and facilitates the development of AIDS research initiatives on the Penn campus.