Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Department of Social Medicine, Population and Public Health at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine where he is a member of the IRB, teaches public health and medical ethics, and conducts community based participatory research on HIV. Brandon is particularly interested in decision making practices for payment to participants in research, and he recently helped to update the HIV Prevention Trials Network research ethics guidelines.  With over 130 publications, Brown works closely with community partners in all research. He proudly serves on the board of TruEvolution, which fights for health equity and racial justice to advance the quality of life and human dignity of LGBTQ+ people.