Yale University

World AIDS Day Talk - Dr. Ann Kurth

Thursday, December 1, Noon-1:00 pm

Yale School of Public Health, Winslow Auditorium, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT

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HIV Implementation Science: Urgency, Opportunity, and Interprofessionalism

Within the framework of implementation science, what can we learn from our response to HIV and how can we leverage these lessons to other diseases such as NCDs. Presentation will cover examples of evidence-based innovations in the response to HIV. Finally, presentation will conclude with discussion of the workforce shortage, and the importance and role of the interprofessional team.

Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH is Dean, and Linda Koch Lorimer Professor, Yale University School of Nursing. Dr. Kurth is an elected Fellow of the Institute of Medicine (National Academy of Medicine) and a member of the 2014-2018 US Preventive Services Task Force, which sets screening and primary care prevention guidelines for the United States. Dr. Kurth is vice chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. An epidemiologist and clinically-trained nurse-midwife, Dr. Kurth’s research focuses on HIV/reproductive health and global health system strengthening. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIAID, NIDA, NIMH, NICHD), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNAIDS, CDC, HRSA, and others, for studies conducted in the United States and internationally. Dr. Kurth has published over 175 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and scholarly monographs and presented at hundreds of scientific conferences and invited talks. Dr. Kurth has received awards for her science and leadership including the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research Ada Sue Hinshaw Research Award and the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame award from Sigma Theta Tau International.

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Published: Wednesday, November 9, 2016