Friday Conference: “HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB Prevention Today: What are the Big Unanswered Questions?”

Title: “HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB Prevention Today: What are the Big Unanswered Questions?”
Speaker: Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH
Date: May 16, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics


Jonathan Mermin headshotDescription: Jonathan Mermin is the director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at CDC. From 2009 to 2013, he was director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), leading the agencies domestic HIV prevention activities. He also served as the director of CDC-Kenya for 3 years and the director of CDC-Uganda for 7 years.

Mermin worked in the California Department of Health Services, and was an internal medicine resident at San Francisco General Hospital, and a preventive medicine resident at CDC. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford University School of Medicine, and received his MPH from Emory University.

About Friday ID Conference

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Disease, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series that 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 May, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus.

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