41. STD Prevention and Treatment with Adolescents and Young Adults: Unique Challenges
Session: Pre-meeting Session: STD Management in the HIV Care Setting: Clinical Challenges in an Era of New Guidelines and Resource Limitations
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 10:35 AM
Room: 206AB

Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH, Division of STD Prevention & HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA

Dr. Katherine Hsu is the Medical Director for the Division of STD Prevention & HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Director of the Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England, and co-Chair of the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers. She is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Physician in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Hsu graduated from Brown University School of Medicine in 1995, completed pediatric residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in 1998, and completed fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Boston University Medical Center in 2001. She also completed a second STD Prevention Fellowship jointly sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2003, and received her Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health in 2005. She was a recipient of the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society’s Edward H. Kass Award for Clinical Excellence During Fellowship in 2001. She is board certified in the areas of Pediatrics and Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, and is a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics. She is also a certified colposcopist through the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology’s Colposcopy Mentorship Program. Dr. Hsu’s research interests include vaccine-preventable diseases and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, and she has published in various scientific journals, including Vaccine, Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, and Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

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