"HIV Care in the U.S. and Africa: from cohorts and trials to policy"

When Mar 11, 2011
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
Contact Name
Contact Phone (919) 966-2536
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Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a practicing Infectious Disease physician at Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Dr. Walensky has been a member of the CEPAC team since 1998. Her research interests have focused on HIV/AIDS policy and cost-effective strategies of HIV care in the US and in resource-limited settings. She is nationally recognized for motivating US policy toward the promotion of routine HIV screening. She is the 2008 winner of the Emerging Leader in HIV Research sponsored by the HIV Medical Association and the Infectious Disease Society of America. Dr. Walensky received her BA from Washington University in St. Louis (1991), her MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1995), and her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health (2001). She trained in Internal Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Hospital (1995-1998) and in Infectious Disease at the MGH/BWH combined fellowship program (1998-2001).

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, at kjames@med.unc.edu.

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Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases contact: Lisa Chensvold, (919) 843-5719, lisa_chensvold@med.unc.edu.


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