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ASTDA at the 2016 STD Prevention Conference

ASTDA on September 20, 2016 at 10:44:19 AM

September 20, 2016 

Dear Colleagues,

We welcome many of you to the 2016 National STD Conference kicking off tonight at 6:00 PM at the Atlanta Hilton with an opening plenary featuring Professor Sheena McCormack from the University College London who will talk about STD clinical innovations in the context of rolling out HIV PrEP in London. Her lecture is entitled: “PrEPortunity for STD Control.”

ASTDA is sponsoring a number of events at the conference:

 

Wednesday 12:00–1:30 PM: Conference Partners Luncheon - Open to All.

Join us for lunch and presentations by the leadership of ASTDA, ASHA, CDC, NCSD, and PHAC. Find out what projects they are working on today and working toward for tomorrow.

 

Wednesday 6:00-6:45 PM: Poster Grand Rounds 

Discussant:  William Miller MD, PhD, MPH (Editor, Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

 

Thursday 7:00–8:00 AM:  ASTDA Breakfast Symposium: Young Investigators, Program Science and the Road to Publication

The session will focus on the role of young investigators in program science and how their work can be supported to result in publications in the peer-reviewed literature.

 

Thursday 12:00-1:30 PM: ASTDA Awards Luncheon. Open to All. 

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA), an organization devoted to the control and study of STDs, recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of related research and prevention through its annual awards to leading investigators at different stages of their careers.

 

Thursday 5:45-6:30 PM: Poster Grand Rounds 

Discussant:

Bobbie Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH (President-elect, ASTDA)

 

Friday 1:10-1:30 PM: Presentation and Poster Awards 

Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
President, American  Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association

 

See you there!

 

Best Regards,

 

Kees Rietmeijer, MD, PhD

(soon to be past) President,

American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association

 
 

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