Dr. Gladys Mbwanji is a research and medical officer. She holds a Medical Degree from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS). Her research interests include HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infection including Cryptococcal Meningitis and TB. She is responsible for Cryptococcal antigen screening in ART HIV patients in Kilombero district (CRASK). She also serves as a research officer in a Cryptococcal Meningitis clinical trial. In addition, she has administered project (e.g. staffing, research protections, budget), in collaboration with other researchers, and produced several peer-reviewed data from participating projects.“My experience at IHI has taught, improved my skills and experience in treating and management of people living with HIV. Through CRASK project, I have been able to present data at the national and international conferences.”, says Gladys.