Is Eradicating AIDS Feasible?
Monday, December 2, 2019
doors open, 2:30 p.m.
72 East Concord Street
Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People Provided
In memory of William J. Bicknell, founder and chair emeritus of the Department of Global Health.
In conjunction with World AIDS Day, this panel will explore the possibility of, and real challenges in, eradicating AIDS at a global level. The discussion will include experts on implementation science, activists, and more.
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Jonathan Mermin, Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP); Rear Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Izukanji Sikazwe, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia
Douglas M. Brooks, Executive Director, Community Engagement, Gilead Sciences (SSW ’99)
Helen Ayles, Professor of Infectious Disease and International Health, Director of Research Zambart Project, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Gary Daffin, Executive Director, Multicultural AIDS Coalition
4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
MODERATED DISCUSSION AND Q+A
Moderator: Susan Cu-Uvin, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of Global Health Initiative, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, and Professor of Medicine at Brown University, and Director of the Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Planning on attending? Let us know.