33065. MOC 101
Session: Pre-meeting Session: IDSA's 2011 MOC Self-Evaluation Modules: General ID and HIV
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 8:00 AM
Room: 151AB

Kevin High, MD, MS, IM-Section on Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Kevin P. High, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Kevin P. High, MD, MS is Professor of Medicine in the Sections of Infectious Diseases, Hematology/Oncology, and Molecular Medicine, and Chief of the Section on Infectious Diseases at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. High received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, and a Master of Science in Epidemiology at Wake Forest University. His research interests include: the immune senescence - the waning of immune responses with age (immune senescence), infections in immunocompromised hosts, and nutritional modulation of immune responses. Dr. High holds appointments with numerous professional societies including serving on the Board of Directors for The American Board of Internal Medicine and Chair of the Education Committee for The Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. High's professional and research focus has been at the interface of infectious diseases and geriatrics. He is Principal Investigator of two foundation grants (John A. Hartford Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies, Inc.) focused on integrating geriatrics into the specialties of Internal Medicine, is PI of the national Coordinating Center for NIA-funded Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers, and has been the recipient of multiple NIH grants funding investigation of immune senescence. He also serves as Deputy Director of the Wake Forest General Clinical Research Center, and as Co-Director of the Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Program. Finally, Dr. High has authored more than 80 journal articles and book chapters, and been recognized for his teaching activities receiving multiple “Teacher of the Year” awards from students and housestaff.

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.