Antoine is a current graduate research assistant at the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Connecticut. He graduated from the American university of Beirut and earned his medical degree in 2020. He is also presently pursuing a Master’s of Sciences degree in Health Promotion at UConn. He is particularly attentive to research at the interface of infectious diseases and access to care in key populations with a particular focus on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention and opioid use disorder. Antoine aspires to become a practicing physician specialized in infectious diseases while concomitantly advancing in this research field.