Friday ID Conference: “Water, sanitation, and hygiene and HIV: current research and opportunities”

Title: Friday ID Conference: “Water, sanitation, and hygiene and HIV: current research and opportunities” – Joe Brown, PhD
Date: May 4, 2012
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions)

Joe Brown, PhD

Description: Joe Brown, PhD, is a lecturer on the faculty of infectious and tropical diseases in the department of disease control at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Professor Brown is an environmental engineer with broad interests in water and environmental health. He has been a consultant with UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the International Finance Corporation, and numerous other organizations on topics related to water and sanitation.

He earned his PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering from the UNC Gillings School of Global Pub! lic Health (2007). Prof. Brown will spend the 2012-2013 academic year in Chapel Hill as a fellow of the UNC Global Research Institute.

Refreshments will be served.

About Friday ID Conference

The Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor 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, or to suggest a speaker, please contact the conference coordinator, Kathy James.  To sign-up to receive weekly announcements of the conference, click here.

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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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