Apr 15, 2011
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
|Contact Name||Kathy James|
|Contact Phone||(919) 966-2536|
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Dr. Wohl is an associate professor of medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, and co-directs HIV services for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. Dr. Wohl is an investigator in the NIAID-sponsored AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) and a member of the ACTG Complications of HIV Disease Research Agenda Committee. His research focuses on metabolic and infectious complications of HIV and its therapies, as well as issues related to medication adherence and access to care — particularly among incarcerated inmates with HIV infection.
Dr. Eron is a professor of medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. He serves as the director of the clinical core for the UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and the associate director of the General Clinical Research Unit. His research interests are focused primarily on the study of HIV/AIDS. His current research interests include clinical development of combination antiretroviral therapy including novel agents, HIV resistance to antiretroviral therapy and the use of resistance testing and pharmacokinetic assessment to construct success therapy in treatment experienced patients. Dr. Eron’s newer areas of investigation include development of a clinical/research HIV relational database in collaboration with SAS, development of a therapeutic HIV vaccine in conjunction with Robert Johnston Ph.D., and the study of antiretroviral combination therapy in the developing world both for treatment and prevention of transmission in conjunction with Myron S. Cohen, Charles van der Horst and colleagues.
About Friday ID Conference
IGHID 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, please contact the conference coordinator, Kathy James. To sign-up to receive weekly announcements of the conference, click here.
Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases contact: Lisa Chensvold, (919) 843-5719.