Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus, Clive Landis is a Professor of Cardiovascular Research. He has served in other capacities at The UWI, as former Pro Vice Chancellor and Chair- Board for Undergraduate Studies, former Deputy Principal of the Cave Hill Campus, and as former Director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, Barbados.
Professor Landis has published over one hundred (100) peer-reviewed publications in the areas of inflamation and wound healing in surgery and disease. A more recent focus has been viral research: established viruses such as HIV as well as emerging viruses such as ZIKV and SARS-COV-2. In February 2020 Professor Landis was invited by the Vice Chancellor to chair the UWI Task Force on COVID-19 (www.uwi.edu/covid19). This has sparked his most recent research interests on emerging viruses and policy responses in a time of pandemic.
Over the years, Professor Landis has secured research grants and engaged in fundraisig for the University of the West Indies. He has fostered collaborations both inside and outside the university; in Professor Landis' view: "collaboration is the engine of my productivity as an academic and an administrator".