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Speaker: Christine Johnston, MD, MPH

Affiliation: University of Washington

Dr. Johnston is a physician-scientist who studies the pathogenesis of genital herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2)infection, with the ultimate goal of identifying interventions that will improve genital health.  Of specific interest is the mechanism by which  HSV-2 reactivation increases the risk of genital co-infections, such as HIV and bacterial vaginosis.  Dr. Johnston will discuss her ongoing study exploring how HSV-2 influences the vaginal microbiome in the female genital tract.

Judy Levison, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology with the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

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Robert D. Harrington, MD is a professor of medicine in the clinician teacher pathway. He is also the medical director of the Harborview Madison (HIV) Clinic, director of the UW CFAR Clinical Research Core and HIV Specimen Repository, and associate section chief of infectious diseases at Harborview Medical Center. He attends on the general medicine, infectious diseases and HIV services at Harborview Medical Center and lectures frequently on a variety of HIV and infectious diseases topics. He is a recipient of the Beeson award for housestaff teaching.

Speaker: Elizabeth Anne Bukusi, MBChB, M.Med (ObGyn), MPH, PhD , PGD(Research Ethics). MBE (Research Ethics) , CIP  (Certified IRB Professional).

Chief Research Officer

Co-Director Research Care Training Program,(RCTP) Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI, Box 19464, post code 00202, Nairobi

Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, University of Washington

Dr.  Roxanne Kerani, PhD, MPH, received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota, and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD.  She is currently Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the University of Washington, and continues a longstanding affiliation with Public Health – Seattle and King County.  Dr. Kerani’s research interests center around HIV and STD epidemiology, particularly the epidemiology of HIV in immigrants and refugees in the U.S. 

Monica Gandhi MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  She is also the Medical Director of the HIV/AIDS Clinic ("Ward 86") at San Francisco General Hospital. Research efforts have focused on HIV/AIDS in U.S. women and investigating objective methods to measure antiretroviral adherence and exposure in HIV treatment and prevention settings, such as determining drug levels in hair samples.

Dr.  Roxanne Kerani received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota, and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD.  She is currently Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the University of Washington, and continues a longstanding affiliation with Public Health – Seattle and King County.  Dr. Kerani’s research interests center around HIV and STD epidemiology, particularly the epidemiology of HIV in immigrants and refugees in the U.S. 
 

Wayne C. McCormick, M.D., MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Harborview Medical Center.  He is a graduate of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri, and of the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle. He completed his medical internship, internal medicine residency and chief residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Patrick Sullivan, PhD, DVM

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health

Co-Director of the Prevention Sciences Core at Emory’s Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Member of the US Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. 

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