TOPIC: "How HIV exploits B cell follicles to evade immune detection: Hiding in plain sight!"
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Connick, MD
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)
About the Speaker
Elizabeth Connick, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at the University of Arizona. Her research is focused on the immunopathogenesis of HIV-1 infection including HIV cure strategies, sex differences in HIV infection, and cardiovascular disease. She is well known for studies of lymphoid tissue immunology and clinical trials of immune-based therapies in HIV-1 infection. Dr. Connick obtained her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College in 1978 and her MD from Harvard University in 1988. She completed her internal medicine residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in 1991 and her postdoctoral fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado in 1994. She was invited to join the faculty of the Infectious Disease Division at the University of Colorado where she rose to the level of Professor. She accepted the position of Division Chief and moved to the University of Arizona in 2016. Dr. Connick has had continuous NIH funding for her research since 1998 and has served as a reviewer on multiple NIH study sections including serving as Chair of the AIDS Immunopathogenesis study section. She is currently a member of the NIH’s Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council, and also chairs the Women's Health Inter-Network Scientific Committee of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. She is a member of the Editorial Boards of Infectious Disease News, Journal of the International AIDS Society, and the Journal of AIDS.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.
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