HIV, COVID, Infectious Diseases and Equity: A Focus on Africa

Wed May 10th 2023, 4:00pm
Event Sponsor
African & African American Studies
Center for African Studies
Center for Innovation in Global Health
School of Medicine - Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Encina Commons
615 Crothers Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Room 123

We're thrilled to announce that Dr. Monica Gandhi will be joining us for this year's annual lecture at the Center for African Studies! Her talk will delve into the history of HIV, as well as the inequalities in its treatment and prevention in Africa. Dr. Gandhi will also highlight the incredible progress being made to address these disparities on the continent.

Event will be followed by a reception at Bechtel Courtyard.

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Dr. Monica Gandhi MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also the Director of the UCSF Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and the Medical Director of the HIV Clinic ("Ward 86") at San Francisco General Hospital. She serves as the Associate Program Director of the ID fellowship at UCSF. Her research focuses on HIV treatment and prevention optimization, HIV and women, adherence measurement in HIV and TB, adherence interventions, and the interplay between COVID-19 and HIV. She served as the Co-Chair of the International AIDS Conference in San Francisco/Oakland in 2020 and has recently worked on COVID-19 mitigation and vaccination strategies, with a book on the COVID-19 pandemic (called “Endemic: A Post Pandemic Playbook”) coming out from Mayo Clinic Press in 2023.

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