2012 STD & AIDS Symposium Keynote:
Pamina Gorbach, MHS, DrPH, Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles
"The Order of Orifices: The Effect of HIV/STI Transmission Potential from Specifics of Anal Intercourse."
Pamina M. Gorbach M.H.S, Dr.P.H. is a behavioral epidemiologist whose research focuses on the behaviors involved in transmission and acquisition of sexually transmitted infections including HIV, methods of measurement at the sexual partnership level, and adherence and acceptability of new methods of HIV prevention including microbicides. In Southern California Dr. Gorbach has been PI of studies that follow heterosexual partnerships longitudinally; newly HIV infected men who have sex with men, community studies of drug use and HIV, rectal health studies, and as an investigator on international numerous microbicide studies and clinical trials.