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Photos: Community Engagement Improves STD Testing and Treatment in Asia

Allison Mathews, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow at UNC. She leads 2BeatHIV, a research project examining the social and ethical aspects of research on curing HIV. She recently attended two symposiums in China about sexually transmitted disease prevention and … Read More

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Blog: ID Clinic Director Answers Most Common Patient Questions

Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and medical director of the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic. In answering the most common questions she is asked as a clinician, Dr. Farel illustrates … Read More

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What World AIDS Day Means to Me

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 World AIDS Day, which was Dec. 1,  for Adam4Adam, an … 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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A Mountain of Thanks: Celebrating the African Long Climb Team

Congratulations to the African Long Climb (AFLC) team for a successful climb up Mount Kilimanjaro! The 15-member climb team braved ten grueling days of heavy packs and steep inclines to raise more than $64,000 for IGHID. The project was the … Read More

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Climber Profile: Gene Flood

The following post was written by Eugene Flood, an advisor to IGHID and a member of the 15-person African Long Climb team. On July 10, the AFLC team finished their eight-day climb up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for IGHID.  … Read More

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A look into the climb: Photos from the African Long Climb

On July 12, the African Long Climb team finished their eight-day hike up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for IGHID. The 15-member climb team endured treacherous trails and heavy packs as they climbed Africa’s tallest mountain.  The photos below give … Read More

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