Named Lecture:
226. Joseph E. Smadel Lecture
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
Room: Ballroom 20 ABCD

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • explain the current epidemiology of the HIV pandemic
  • outline and implement the current treatment and prevention tools for curbing new HIV infections
  • identify the challenges and controversies on the path to end the AIDS epidemic

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, HIV Specialists, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Global ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Nesli Basgoz, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital


5:00 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM


N. Basgoz, None

D. Havlir, Abbott: Abbott donates drugs to an NIH study I lead. I receive NO direct funding from Abbott., Abbott donates drugs to an NIH study I lead. I receive NO direct funding from Abbott.

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