Dr. William Dyson was educated at Moravian College, the University of Kansas, and McMaster University and is currently a professor and practicing physician at the University of Victoria. He has a strong background i basic science and was a well published researcher in cell growth and differentiation prior to leaving the laboratory for clinical medicine. In the past decade, he has fused his science background with clinical medicine while teaching for the School of Nursing at the university. The problem of AIDS has become a key topic in his courses over the years. Dr. Dyson was appointed coordinator for policy on AIDS at the university, a policy that requires the institution of effective preventive programs for the university community.