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Cohen Talks HIV Prevention, Learning Rules of Emerging Infections during China Visit

Our Director Myron Cohen, MD, began his research career in China more than 30 years ago. Although based in Chapel Hill now, he visits China annually and talks regularly with UNC Project-China Director Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD. In this blog … Read More

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Zika in Nicaragua: Racing to Understand the Unknown

Matthew Collins, MD, PhD, is an Infectious Diseases Fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine. He is working with collaborators across UNC as well as colleagues in Leόn, Nicaragua, to define the epidemiology of … Read More

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International AIDS Conference Reveals Faces of HIV

Angela Wahl, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine. She specializes in HIV research. She attended the International AIDS Society meeting in Durban, South Africa, in July and shares … Read More

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Confidential Partner Notification

Steve Beagle is a UNC Field Coordinator and Disease Intervention Specialist for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services eHealth Services. He wrote the following blog post about confidential partner notification for Adam4Adam, an online dating website designed … Read More

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Blog: Semester Abroad Allows UNC Junior to Launch Social Media Health Campaigns in London

Ben Lineberger is a junior at UNC majoring in journalism and public relations. He is also a web consultant for UNC’s IGHID. This past fall semester, Ben studied in London and interned with National AIDS Trust or NAT. NAT is … Read More

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Students Reflect on Training with Top Faculty from the US and UK to Improve Sexual Health in China

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 Jessica Mao is a medical student at UCLA, where she just completed her third year of medical school. She is spending a year in Guangzhou, China, as part of the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship … Read More

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Nurse Practitioner Tackles Ebola in Liberia & How to Articulate the Magnitude of the Experience

Chris Evans, RN, ANP-BC, works in UNC’s Division of Infectious Diseases. He traveled to Liberia to conduct research into treatment of the Ebola virus from March-June 2015. 4.0L V6 with more than 245,000 miles. That’s what my Jeep Cherokee has … Read More

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Blog: Making a Case for PrEP Personal

I am currently a “patient” taking Truvada. I say “patient” because I am not the type of patient who has historically taken FTC/TDF to suppress an existing HIV infection, but, rather, a member of a growing population of people taking … Read More

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PHOTOS: Maternal Health and HIV Prevention in Malawi

  Outpatient clinic◄ BackNext ►Picture 1 of 8Patients wait for care in the outpatient clinic in Nsiyaludzu Josie Hollingsworth is a journalism student at UNC. She, along with 22 other students,  traveled to southern Malawi to tell video/written stories of … Read More

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Lowering maternal mortality is key to overall health in Malawi

                          By Josie Hollingsworth, Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease Web Specialist The most astonishing thing that I noticed while visiting the villages in Ntcheu district, Malawi has … Read More

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