from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
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. Sokal spent his first five years at FHI working in HIV epidemiology and prevention programs, mostly in Africa. After this, Dr. Sokal switched to work mainly on contraceptive research, including work in Vietnam and Nepal. A major area of interest in his research is vasectomy techniques, as well as adult make circumcision techniques.