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World AIDS Day 2020 Agenda

Science and Community: Working Together to Prepare for the Unexpected

Building the capacity of current and future generations of HIV researchers and advocates.


December 1, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Time Details
11:00 – 11:10 a.m.

Elisabet (Lis) Caler, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor, Office of AIDS Research

Opening Remarks 
Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
Associate Director for AIDS Research and Director, Office of AIDS Research, NIH

11:10 – 11:45  a.m.

A. Toni Young, Executive Director, Community Education Group

Leadership Perspectives 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and 
National Institutes of Health (NIH) 

Mr. Harold Phillips, Senior HIV Advisor & COO, EHE Initiative, HHS Office of Infectious Disease Policy (OIDP) (Pre-recorded Message)

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director, Tribal Health Research Office, NIH

David C. Goff, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), NIH

11:45 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: A. Toni Young, Executive Director, Community Education Group

Ann M. Chahroudi, M.D., Ph.D., Emory University
John Chin, Ph.D., Hunter College
Alex Compton, Ph.D., Retroviral Replication Laboratory, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, National Cancer Institute
Grace John-Stewart, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington
Jennifer (Jen) Kates, Ph.D., Kaiser Family Foundation
Kathryn Macapagal, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Aliya Moreira, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Anne Neilan, M.D., Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Irene Njuguna, MBChB, MSc, Ph.D., Kenyatta National Hospital
Blanton Tolbert, Ph.D., Case Western University

12:25 – 12:30 p.m. 

Closing Remarks 
RADM Timothy H. Holtz, M.D., M.P.H., FACP, FACPM, Deputy Director, Office of AIDS Research, NIH

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