Global Health Colloquium: "LGBT Health and Human Rights: A Global Challenge" - Chris Beyrer
Friday, October 10, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bowl 1, Robertson Hall
Lunch to be served at 11:45 am
Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH
Professor, Departments of Epidemiology, International Health, and Health Behavior and Society at Johns Hopkins University
President-Elect, the International AIDS Society
Dr. Beyrer serves as Director of the Johns Hopkins Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program and as founder and Director of the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at Johns Hopkins. He also serves as Senior Scientific Liaison and Chair of the Injecting Drug Use Working Group of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). He currently has research and/or training activities in Thailand, China, Burma, India, Laos, Malawi, Uganda, Ethiopia, South Africa, Brazil, Russia, and the US. He is the author of the 1998 book War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia (Zed Books, London, St. Martins Press, New York).
Dr. Beyrer has published extensively on HIV/AIDS epidemiology and prevention research, HIV vaccine research, and public health and human rights and is the author of numerous articles and scientific papers. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank Institute, the World Bank Thailand Office, The Office for AIDS Research of the U.S. NIH, The Levi Strauss Foundation, The U.S. Military HIV Research Program, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, The Open Society Institute, The Royal Thai Army, and numerous other organizations.
**This event is free and open to the public.**
Co-sponsored by the the Woodrow Wilson School's Center for Health and Wellbeing.