Yale leaders in HIV/AIDS research to discuss state of pandemic

In honor of World AIDS Day 2012, three of Yale’s leaders in HIV/AIDS research will present “Discussions and Reflections on the State of the Pandemic and the Recent World AIDS Conference” on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Fitkin Amphitheatre (Rm. LMP 1094), 330 Cedar St.

The round table, to be held 5:30–7 p.m., is sponsored by the Yale Global Health Seminar and the Yale Tropical Medicine Course.

The Yale researchers will each present a brief talk; a discussion with the audience will follow. The featured speakers are:

Dr. Gerald Friedland, professor of medicine (infectious diseases) and epidemiology (microbial diseases)

Dr. Sheela Shenoi, assistant professor of medicine (AIDS)

Dr. Robert Douglas Bruce, assistant professor of medicine (AIDS) and of epidemiology (microbial diseases)

Admission is free, but those interested in attending should R.S.V.P. to Patricia King by Wednesday, Nov. 28, at patricia.king@yale.edu or 203-737-2078.

World AIDS Day is held on Dec. 1 each year, and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.

 

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