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.
Gregorio Millett is a detailee from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), serving as the Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of National AIDS Policy. In this role, he coordinates the Office’s policy and research activities, including HIV prevention policy. He is also the staff lead for the HIV interagency working group that is tasked with developing the NHAS. Prior to his position with ONAP, Mr. Millett was a Senior Behavioral Scientist in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) at CDC in Atlanta. In that capacity, he authored numerous peer reviewed papers that explored racial/ethnic disparities in HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM), correlates of HIV risk behavior among bisexual men of color, and the relationship between circumcision and HIV acquisition among MSM. Mr. Millett’s work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including JAMA, AIDS, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, and American Journal of Public Health, as well as other medical and public health journals. Prior to his tenure with CDC, Mr. Millett was a fellow in the HIV/AIDS Bureau of the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), a lecturer of lesbian and gay health at Duke University and Bowman Gray schools of medicine, and a board member of the Piedmont HIV Health Care Consortium.