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Tuberculosis screening and prevention for people with HIV (ID Epi Seminar Series)
March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This hybrid in-person/virtual webinar will be presented by Lelia Chaisson, Research Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago. The in-person portion will be held in Kresge G2. Attending either in-person or Zoom requires registration with the following link. Register here.
Lelia Chaisson, PhD, MSc, is Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a core faculty member of the UIC Center for Global Health. Her research interests center on tuberculosis and HIV, including global epidemiology and control, prevention, and diagnostics. Her current work focuses on scale-up of tuberculosis preventive therapy for people living with HIV and active case finding for tuberculosis. In addition, Lelia serves as technical consultant to the WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme, where she has contributed to development of guidelines for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis, systematic screening, and tuberculosis screening and diagnostic algorithms for people living with HIV. Lelia received an MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a PhD in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.