Title: “HIV-associated Lymphoma in the United States” and “Cancer in sub-Saharan Africa” – Satish Gopal, MD, MPH
Date: June 15, 2012
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions)
Description: This week’s conference will consist of two shorter talks on HIV-associated lymphoma in the U.S. and cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, is a clinical fellow at UNC who will be joining UNC Project-Malawi beginning in August as an assistant professor of medicine in the divisions of infectious diseases and hematology-oncology.
He will continue work related to clinical outcomes after HIV-associated lymphoma diagnosis in the Center for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS). He will also work with colleagues in Chapel Hill and Malawi on cancer-related projects in Lilongwe, to include developing a prospective, longitudinal cohort of well-characterized lymphoma patients, developing a breast cancer screening and early diagnosis intervention, and assessing HPV infection among high-risk women screened for cervical cancer using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA).
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.