Webcasts

Kevin Ard, MD earned his MD from Washington University in Saint Louis and his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed the Doris and Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as the fellowship in infectious diseases at Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Dr. Ard also served as a chief medical resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is the recipient of the Edward H.

Thomas Quinn, MD, MSc is a professor of medicine, epidemiology, international health, and molecular microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. His research interests include: Investigation of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical features of HIV/AIDS internationally. Interaction between STDs and tropical diseases on the natural history and spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries.

Scott Letendre, MD is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1986 and then completed his internship at Naval Hospital in Oakland, California. Following his residency in internal medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, he completed fellowships in infectious diseases at Duke University and in neurologic HIV research at UCSD. Dr.

Speaker: Rupert Kaul, MD, PhD

Affiliation: University of Toronto

Dr. Rupert Kaul completed his clinical training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Toronto, and was then a research fellow at the Universities of Nairobi and Oxford for several years. In 2002 he completed an immunology PhD and returned to Toronto, where he heads the clinical division of Infectious Disease and runs a research lab focused on how genital and rectal immunology influence HIV transmission and disease.

Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD is a UW associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She is also Medical Director, Psychiatry for Madison Clinic.

Webcast can be viewed here.

Due to the electrical storm and power outage that occurred during the May 4th seminar, the webcast recording was interrupted and is unable to be uploaded to the website. Instead, we would like to share Dr. Sharon Hillier’s slides from her presentation with you here

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.

Webcast can be viewed here.

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.