Tariro Makadzange is an Infectious diseases and Viral/Vaccine immunologist. She earned a BA at Smith College, an MD at Harvard Medical School and a D.Phil from Oxford University. Dr. Makadzange trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington and Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital where she later joined the faculty. Her research has focused on HIV immunology, clinical trials and implementation science. She has been engaged in training and mentoring HIV clinicians and researchers and co-established one of the largest HIV treatment programs in Zimbabwe. She has worked in industry and academia in early and late phase clinical trials, and vaccine development.