Nov 05, 2010
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
|Contact Name||Kathy James|
|Contact Phone||(919) 966-2536|
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The Center for Infectious Diseases and the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases co-sponsor a weekly conference series featuring 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.
Dr. Pettifor is an epidemiologist who has conducted HIV prevention research in South Africa for over 10 years; her research focuses on HIV prevention among young people, particularly young women, in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other research interests include HIV prevention interventions for young couples; Positive Prevention; and Acute HIV Infection and sexual behavior.