Tag Archives: HIV

Little Changes, Big Impact

Laura Murphy, clinical associate professor of global health systems and development, has been named to the first class of social entrepreneurship professors. The establishment of this program provides a critical mass of faculty support for university-wide, interdisciplinary endeavors in social … Continue reading

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Alumnus Reaches HIV+ Cameroon and Rwanda Youth

Andrew Koleros was assigned as an HIV/AIDS Technical Advisor for CARE International as part of his Masters International Peace Corps service in Maroua, Cameroon, when he was approached by a few HIV-positive youth in February 2005. “They were interested in … Continue reading

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SIV Research Makes News

Preston Marx, professor of tropical medicine, made news last fall when he published research suggesting that the HIV-like virus that infects monkeys is thousands of years older than previously thought.  His research was so noteworthy, in fact, Discover magazine included … Continue reading

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Researcher Returns to Jamaica to Combat HIV

A few years after free HIV medication was made available to developing countries in 2004, public health researcher Katherine Andrinopoulos began working alongside officials at the Jamaican Department of Corrections and the Ministry of Health to roll out testing and … Continue reading

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