September 23, 2020 Zoom Event: Using HIV‐related History Lessons to Accelerate the COVID‐19 Response
Join us for CCHRPP's first Zoom seminar of the semester:
Using HIV‐related History Lessons to Accelerate the COVID‐19 Response
Speaker: David Holtgrave, PhD
September 23, 2020
12 ‐ 1 p.m.
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About the Speaker:
David Holtgrave, PhD, has served as the Dean of the School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York since March 2018. He is also appointed as a SUNY Empire Innovation Professor and a SUNY Distinguished Professor. Dr. Holtgrave has worked extensively in the field of HIV prevention since 1991. His research has focused on the effectiveness and cost‐effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions and the translation of those study findings to HIV prevention policy. Dr. Holtgrave previously served as member and then vice‐chair of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS during President Obama's Administration and served as director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention‐Intervention Research and Support at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He has authored or co‐authored over 300 professional publications. Along with a number of colleagues from AIDS United and Johns Hopkins University, he is a co‐author of the book, "Improving Access to HIV Care: Lessons from Five U.S. Sites". In 2020, Dr. Holtgrave became heavily involved in partnerships on projects with the New York State Department of Health to address a number of public health challenges related to COVID‐19. This work included projects that lead to pioneering publications on COVID‐19 epidemiology, treatment approaches, prevention, and the addressing of health disparities.