George Rocky Sikalengo,MD., graduated from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied sciences. He did his internship at Temeke Municipal Hospital. He joined Ifakara Health Institute in December 2013 as a research scientist in the Chronic Diseases Clinic of Ifakara. George is a clinical services coordinator and head of Tuberculosis Clinic at the Chronic Diseases Care & Treatment Centre in Ifakara. In addition to coordinating the TB research activities, is currently involved in an ongoing study of confirmed Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) cases in Ifakara, a study on pre ART TB screening, aiming to diagnose TB before initiation of ART so as to decrease the incidence of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.