1889. Using New TB Tools: What is (and is not) Ready for Prime Time
Session: Pre-meeting Session: TB Workshop $
Wednesday, October 2, 2013: 11:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 270-276
Carol Dukes Hamilton, MD, MHS, Scientific Affairs, FHI 360, Durham, NC

Carol Dukes Hamilton, MD, MHS is an Infectious Diseases physician with more than 20 years of experience in clinical care, research, program management and leadership. She served as clinician and full-time faculty at Duke University Medical Center from 1991 until 2008, achieving rank of full Professor with Tenure. In 2009 Dr. Hamilton started working at FHI 360 where she is now a Senior Scientist in the Global Health, Population & Nutrition Group and Director of Scientific Affairs, while maintaining her affiliation as Professor of Medicine at Duke. At FHI 360 she is working to develop a robust infectious diseases clinical research portfolio that combines FHIís longstanding programmatic and research activities in over 40 countries worldwide. She serves as the FHI 360 principal partner for the USAID-funded TB CARE I global technical assistance project, and works with colleagues across Africa and Asia to support TB, malaria and neglected tropical disease programs, operational research and implementation science. She continues as the North Carolina site Principal Investigator for the CDC-funded TB Trials Consortium since the Consortiumís beginnings in 1996. Dr. Hamilton has been the recipient of two NIH mentoring awards, the most recent being a K24 Award from July 2004-December 2008 and has authored numerous book chapters on infectious diseases and publications in peer reviewed journals, mostly focused on HIV/AIDS, TB and the intersection between the two diseases. She has been heavily involved in domestic public health activities and has served as the North Carolina TB Program Medical Director, and currently serves on the stateís TB Medical Advisory Committee. In 2012, Dr. Hamilton won two prestigious awards: the CDCís Charles C. Shepard Science Award, and the National TB Controllers Associationís Robert Koch Award.

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