Dr Jeremiah Chikovore is a sociologist currently employed as a Senior Research Specialist in the Social Aspects of Public Health Research programme. He holds an MPH at the University of Umea in Sweden and a PhD in Public Health from the same university obtained in 2004. Before joining the HSRC in October 2008, he was Lecturer in Behavioural and Community Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences at the University of Zimbabwe. His areas of research interest include social aspects of health, particularly of sexual and reproductive health, tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS, and adolescents, as well as masculinity and men?s engagement with their health, which he approaches primarily using theories in the sociology of health. Dr Chikovore reviews for various journals and international conferences focusing on the themes of TB and HIV. He has undertaken additional training in Evaluation of Complex Interventions, and has authored and co-authored over 30 journal articles, book chapters and research reports, and 45 conference presentations. Dr Chikovore is a former recipient of a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, which was pursued in Malawi via the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust.