Friday ID Conference: "TB diagnosis: smear microscopy, Xpert and beyond"

Annelies Van Rie, MD, PhD

When Feb 17, 2012
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
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Contact Phone (919) 966-2536
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Annelies Van Rie, MD, PhD, is associate professor of epidemiology in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on community-based control of tuberculosis and HIV.

An active member of the Stop TB Department of the World Health Organization and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Dr. Van Rie has highlighted the public health importance of the disease in high burden settings.  She has studied extensively the role of community transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and the impact of primary care clinic-based integrated tuberculosis and HIV care.


Refreshments will be served.

About Friday ID Conference


The Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor 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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