François Dabis is a Doctor of Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health (ISPED) at the University of Bordeaux. He has more than 35 years of experience in research on global health, and more specifically on HIV epidemiology and prevention, viral hepatitis, sexual diseases, maternal and child’s health, and health systems.

From March 2017 to December 2020, he was the Director of the French national agency of research on AIDS and viral hepatitis (ANRS). In 2021, he became again a member of the research team “Global Health in Global South” of the INSERM Public Health Unit/Center at the Institute of Public Health (ISPED). His research programmes are being conducted in France and West Africa, particularly in Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

François Dabis chairs the second roadmap (2021-2024) of the national sexual health Strategy. He also advises the French Governement on the WHO Academy and on teaching global health. To date, he has published 795 articles in international journals (Source: PubMed/Medline) and numerous book chapters and his H index is 83 (Source: Web of Science). François Dabis published at the end of 2012 as Coordinating Editor a reference book in French on Field Epidemiology.