Dr. Kate Clouse

HIV in 2018: Looking Back, Moving Forward

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Speaker Bio: Kate Clouse is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and shares an appointment with the Vanderbilt University Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Clouse joined the Institute for Global Health faculty in 2014 with a decade’s worth of experience in global health research. An epidemiologist by training, her particular research interest is in identifying barriers and facilitators to patient care in order to develop interventions to improve engagement throughout the continuum of care. Her work primarily focuses on HIV care and treatment in South Africa. Read more about Dr. Clouse.

Abstract of Presentation:  Starting as a mysterious illness first reported in 1981, HIV/AIDS has been one of the most defining influences in local and global health practice and policy for the past 4 decades. In this talk, we take a look back at the incredible progress that has been made to halt the global pandemic and explore the challenges that still exist today.

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