Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr's work is focused on global health with specific interest in HIV, tuberculosis and maternal child health. She has led efforts to establish US-based and global large scale programs to address these health threats. Her research has included clinical trials for prevention and treatment of HIV and tuberculosis as well as implementation research. Dr. El-Sadr recent work has focused on identifying methods to enhance program quality and outcomes. She is the founder and director of ICAP, a large school-wide center at the Columbia Mailman School of Public that is currently working in 21 countries around the world, in sub Saharan Africa, Asia and in the United States.