A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Wayne Shandera is an infectious disease specialist with an ongoing commitment to the treatment and study of HIV. A respected academic and an expert on AIDS and HIV, Dr. Shandera frequently lectures on the subject and is often invited to share his knowledge with colleagues in the medical field. Dr. Wayne Shandera has spoken about ocular findings in AIDS patients and psychiatric outpatient care as part of the Outpatient AIDS lecture series at Ben Taub General Hospital. In 1986, Dr. Wayne Shandera lectured on protozoal diseases, enteric diseases, and the basics of mathematical AIDS modeling at the University of South Carolina. Furthermore, Dr. Shandera has given various conferences on subjects ranging from HIV epidemiology to neurocysticercosis. Dr. Wayne Shandera has also served as a visiting professor at the National Taiwan University, Kyushu University, and the Universitat de Barcelona (University of Barcelona). A testament to his medical commitment, Dr. Wayne Shandera personally organized annual seminars for the Texas Medical Association and a seminar on psychological preparation for involvement in peace and justice for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. A member of the American College of Physicians and Physicians for Social Responsibility, Dr. Shandera is board certified to practice internal medicine and treat infectious diseases. Dr. Wayne Shandera treats people with AIDS at the Thomas Street Health Center while lecturing, researching, and furthering the education of medical students as an Assistant Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine. Today he lives and works in Houston, Texas.