Dr. Montaner is a founding co-Director of the Canadian HIV Trials Network.

He has held the Endowed Chair on AIDS Research at SPH/UBC since 1996. He was the Global Advisor on HIV Therapeutics to the Executive Director of the United Nations AIDS Programme.

Dr. Montaner has authored over 850 scientific publications. He has focused his research in the development of antiretroviral therapies and management strategies and is the pioneer of Treatment as Prevention® (TasP®) strategy, the cornerstone of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Target.

Dr. Montaner has received numerous awards for his research work, including the Knowledge Translation Award from CIHR and The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to the field of HIV/AIDS.

He is a Member of the Order of British Columbia and an Officer of the Order of Canada.

He has been inducted into the Royal Society of Canada and into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

Teaching commitments vary at SPPH.