2010 Schedule

 
 

 12/29/10
11:30am-12:30pm

 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

Susan Graham

"Trends in condom use and partner numbers in a Mombasa cohort" 

  12/22/10
12:30-1:30pm

 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

 

No Meeting due to the Holidays

 
12/15/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Laura Sangare


"Preconception interventions: An under-utilized strategy to improve
maternal and neonatal health outcomes"

 
12/8/10
12:30-1:30pm


 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Judd Walson

 

CFAR Major Infrastructure Award

 

12/1/10
12:30-1:30pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Benson Singa

 

           Update on project "STI Etiologic Surveillance Among HIV-infected Adults in Care Programs"

 11/24/10

(Thanksgiving week)


 
NO MEETING

 

NO MEETING

 

NO MEETING

 
11/19/10 -->
FRIDAY

12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

Drs. Dismas Oluoch, Violet Kimani, Joseph Wang'ombe,
and John Cranmer.

 


Developing a new School of Public Health at University of Nairobi

 
11/17/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 


Elizabeth Bukusi

 

Current projects in Kenya

 
11/10/10

NO MEETING

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 


TBD

 

CFAR Symposium in Research & Training Building

 
11/3/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 


Nina Kim

 

The Spectrum of Hepatitis B Infection in HIV-infected Kenyan Patients

 
10/29/10 -->
FRIDAY
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Quy Ton

 
"Sustainable Responses to Measles Vaccination among HIV-1-infected
Children on HAART" (Part 2)

 
10/20/10
12:30-1:30pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 
Alison Roxby

 
 "HIV-1 Disease Progression in Postpartum Women: Role of Genital Ulcers and HSV-2 Serostatus."

 

10/13/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Alison Drake

 
HSV-2 suppression to reduce HIV-1 RNA levels during pregnancy and
breastfeeding: A randomized clinical trial.

 
10/8/10 (FRIDAY)

12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Dr. Rupert Kaul

 


Lunch discussion

 

10/6/10
12:30-1:30pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Matthew Arentz

 

 

Meta-analysis of Drug resistant TB and ART initiation for the WHO: an update


9/29/10
12:30-1:30pm

 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 Michael Chung

 

 "Cervical Screening and Treatment among HIV-positive Women: a
Comparison of Cervical Screening Methods and an Assessment of Cervical HIV-1 Shedding after Cryotherapy" 

 

9/22/10
12:30-1:30pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1360 (classroom)

 

Sarah Benki-Nugent and
Ken Tapia

 

 Dyslipidemia in children from OPH receiving HAART

 

9/15/10
1-2pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309



 Quy Ton

 


"Sustainable Responses to Measles Vaccination among HIV-1-infected
Children on HAART"

 

9/8/10
12 - 1pm

 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 Carolyn Prouty

The Evergreen State College

 

"You Have More Power Than You Know: An Activist's Experience of Global Health Politics"

 

9/1/10
1 - 2pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1360 (classroom)

 


Barbra Richardson

Article review:

Karim QA et al. Effectiveness and Safety of Tenofovir Gel, an Antiretroviral Microbicide for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Women.

Science
, 19 July 2010 Page 1. [PDF]

 

8/25/10
12:30-1:30pm

 

 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Sarah Benki-Nugent and
Christine McGrath

 

Review of International AIDS Society Meeting in Vienna

CHANGE OF DATE 8/16/10  (MONDAY)
12:30-1:30pm

 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Fatima Aly

 

"Strategies for Strengthening District Management of Resources for Health in Sofala Province, Mozambique"

 
8/11/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 


Fred Okuku

 

"Utility of the ACTG staging criteria in predicting survival among AIDS associated  Kaposi's Sarcoma in a resource limited setting"

*EXTRA MEETING*

8/9/10 - MONDAY
1:30-2:30pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Marlaine Gray and Agya Mahat

 

Setting up HIV Education and Mobile Clinics in a Maasai Village

 
8/4/10

12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Innocent Mutyaba

 

Correlates of Cancer in HIV-infected Ugandan Children and
 Predictors of Survival

7/28/10
12:30-1:30pm

 


N/A

 


N/A

 

Canceled due to Principles Course (Seattle)

7/21/10
12:30-1:30pm

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

Canceled due to IAS Conference (Vienna) and Principles Course (Seattle
)

7/14/10
12:30-1:30pm

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309



Jacqueline Naulikha   

 

Partnership in Clinical Research

 
7/7/10
12:30-1:30pm


 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Brandon Guthrie



 Barriers to ARV Initiation Among Discordant Couples


6/30/10
12:30-1:30pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 
David Katz and
Barbra Richardson



Journal Club


6/23/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309



Linnet Masese

 

 Interactions between HIV-1 and other sexually transmitted infections


6/16/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309



Kenneth Ngure


 
Barriers to Condom Use Among HIV Discordant Couples: A Qualitative Study


6/9/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Maxwel Majiwa

 

The Role of Maternal Autologous Neutralizing Antibodies in Vertical HIV-1 Transmission


6/2/10
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Matthew Arentz

 

Drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: analysis of the literature available for development of WHO guidelines

 

5/26/10
12-1pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 



Susan Graham

 

 Risk behaviors, loss to follow-up, and HIV-1 incidence in the Ganjoni female sex worker cohort

 

5/19/2010

12:30-1:30pm

 

R&T 109/113

 

Jason Soh

 

Prevalence and correlates of cervical abnormalities among women in HIV-1
discordant couple relationships

 

5/12/2010

12:30-1:30pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Jen Balkus

 

Establishing and sustaining a healthy vaginal environment: results from a randomized trial of oral periodic presumptive treatment for vaginal infections

 

5/5/2010

12:30-1:30pm


 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Christina Polyak

 
Discontinuation of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole prophylaxis in adults on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Kenya: a randomized trial

 
4/28/2010
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Michelle Desmond

 

Best Practices with Community Advisory Groups in Resource Limited Settings

 
4/21/2010
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Agnes Langat

 

 

Metabolic Complications in Children Receiving HAART


4/14/2010
12:30-1:30pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309



Sasi Jonnalagadda


Sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive value of interferon-gamma release assays for tuberculosis and mortality in HIV-1 infected Kenyan women

 
 4/8/2010
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Fred Ochieng'

 

Q&A with co-star of documentary film "Sons of Lwala"


 3/31/2010
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 


Gwen Ambler

 


Project Initiation for a Pediatric HIV Vaccine Study in Nairobi

            

FRIDAY

3/26/2010
1:30-2:30pm

 


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309


Dr. John Waitumbi, DVM, PhD
United States Army Medical Research Institute (Walter Reed),
Kisumu, Kenya.

 


“Malaria is Declining, But Fevers are Not: Evaluating Etiologies of Fevers of Unknown Origin in Kenya”

 
3/24/2010
12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 
Carey Farquhar


Partner Testing to Enhance Infant and Maternal Outcomes:
A Proposal in Progress





 3/17/2010
12-1pm





 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309





 Romel Mackelprang

Journal Club Articles: 

1. Wawer MJ, Makumbi F, Kigozi G, et al. Circumcision in HIV-infected men and its effect on HIV transmission to female partners in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet 2009;374:229-237. [abstract]

2.   Baeten JMa, Donnell Db, Kapiga SHde, et al. Male circumcision and risk of male-to-female HIV-1 transmission: a multinational prospective study in African HIV-1-serodiscordant couples. AIDS 2010;24:737-744. [abstract]

 

3/10/2010

12:30-1:30pm

 
Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 707

 

David Katz

 
Work in progress: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Home Self-Testing for HIV to Increase HIV Testing Frequency in Men Who Have Sex with Men 

 

3/3/2010

12:30-1:30pm

 

Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 

Timothy Thomas

 

 Work in Progress: Infant Growth Data and Research in Alaska

            

2/24/2010

12:30-1:30pm


 Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 
Christina Mwachari


An Overview of the Family AIDS Care and Educational Services Program in Nairobi


 2/17/2010


 No Meeting

 
No Meeting


 No Meeting


2/10/2010
12:30-1:30pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309 


Grace Marx


Reproductive Desire and Condom and Contraception Use in HIV-Serodiscordant Couples: A Qualitative Study

 
2/3/2010
12:30-1:30pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309 

 
Dr. Patrick Odawo


I-TECH Health Informatics Activities in Kenya

 


1/27/2010
12:30-1:30pm




Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309




Jen Balkus

Journal Club articles:

1. Early Sexual Experiences and Risk Factors for Bacterial Vaginosis. Fethers KA, et al. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2009; 200:1662–70
[full text].

2. Biomarker Validation of Reports of Recent Sexual Activity: Results of a Randomized Controlled Study in Zimbabwe. Minnis AM, et al. American Journal of Epidemiology 2009;170:918–924 [full text].

 
1/20/2010
12-1pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309 


Brian DeRenzi


 Building tools for mobile health

 


1/13/2010
12-1pm

 


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309

 


Carey Farquhar and
Jason Soh

Journal Club articles:

 

Elevations in Mortality Associated with Weaning Persist into the Second Year of Life among Uninfected Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers.
Kuhn L, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50:437–44
[full text].

HPV screening for cervical cancer in rural India. Sankaranarayanan R, et al. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 2;360(14):1385-94
[full text].


1/6/2010
12-1pm


Ninth & Jefferson Building Room 1309


Alison Drake


Brainstorming Session: Ideas for an Epidemiology Departmental Grant on Prenatal/Perinatal Health

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