Brian Citro is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Acting Associate Director of the International Human Rights Clinic. He is also the Director of "Developing a Rights-Based Approach to TB in India," a project funded by the University of Chicago Center in Delhi and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where he was co-founder and Chair of the Human Rights Law Society.
Prior to joining the clinical faculty, he worked for two years in New Delhi, India as a Senior Research Officer to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health and Project Manager of the Global Health and Human Rights Database for the Lawyers Collective, HIV/AIDS Unit. He also worked on the implementation of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law as a Legal Consultant to the UN Development Program office of HIV, Health and Development. He has traveled extensively through his work with the UN Special Rapporteur and conducted UN country missions in Viet Nam, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, as well as regional UN consultations in Hungary, Russia and South Africa. He has published articles on issues related to the international right to health, access to medicines and the human rights responsibilities of pharmaceutical companies, and he has researched and drafted UN reports submitted to the General Assembly and Human Rights Council.