Friday ID Conference: "Minimizing HIV transmission among serodiscordant couples who choose to conceive"

When Dec 16, 2011
from 08:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
Contact Name
Contact Phone (919) 966-2536
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Lynn Matthews is an Assistant in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Division of Infectious Disease and at the Center for Global Health; and an Associate in Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in the Division of Infectious Disease. She completed her undergraduate training at Swarthmore College, her medical degree at the University of Miami, internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health, and infectious disease fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her research aims to understand HIV-risk behavior in the context of fertility desires and to develop pharmaco-behavioral risk reduction strategies for HIV-discordant couples who choose to conceive in resource-limited settings. Matthews’ work is based in South Africa and Uganda.

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, or to suggest a speaker, please contact the conference coordinator, Kathy James.

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