Friday ID Conference: “The Ethics of HIV Prevention Research: Experiences in South Africa”

When Dec 02, 2011
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
Contact Name
Contact Phone (919) 966-2536
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Keymanthri Moodley, MBChB, MFamMed, FCFP(SA), MPhil (Applied Ethics), DPhil is an associate professor in family medicine and head of the Centre for Medical Ethics & Law at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. In 2004 she completed her doctorate in philosophy, her dissertation involved a critical assessment of research ethics committees in South Africa. Prof Moodley is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate ethics teaching and research in the faculty.

She works as an investigator on clinical trials, conducts good clinical practice (GCP) and research ethics training for investigators, and has been a consultant to the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI). She is currently a member of the National Health Research Ethics Council (NHREC) and serves on the Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) in the Division of AIDS, National Institute of Health, US. Prof Moodley is a Board Member of the South African Medical Research Council (MRC). She has recently been appointed to serve on a Working Group on “Immunisation in Humanitarian Crises” by the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

About Friday ID Conference

The Division of Infectious Diseases co-sponsors a weekly conference series which features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines. The conference takes place every Friday (September through June) from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus. For more information, please contact the conference coordinator, Kathy James. To sign-up to receive weekly announcements of the conference, click here.

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