Is Eradicating AIDS Feasible?

Monday, December 2, 2019

3:00–5:30 p.m.

doors open, 2:30 p.m.

Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street
Boston

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Livestreaming Available During Event

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.

Agenda

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
OPENING REMARKS

Sandro Galea (@sandrogalea), Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health


3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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.
PANEL PRESENTATIONS

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)


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