Navigation Links
amfAR Appoints Dr. Annette Sohn as Vice President of Global Initiatives
Date:5/28/2008

Renowned pediatrician will lead AIDS research foundation's international program, including its TREAT Asia initiative

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has appointed Annette Sohn, MD, as vice president for global initiatives and director of TREAT Asia (Therapeutics Research, Education, and AIDS Training in Asia), announced Kevin Robert Frost, amfAR's chief executive officer. Dr. Sohn will take up her appointment on September 1, 2008.

Dr. Sohn is a highly regarded pediatrician and researcher with extensive experience treating HIV/AIDS among women and children in Southeast Asia. She is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and former Vietnam country representative for the UCSF Institute for Global Health.

Dr. Sohn is based in Ho Chi Minh City, where she has directed a pediatric HIV research program in collaboration with Children's Hospital #1 and the Ho Chi Minh City AIDS Committee. Her projects there included studies of diagnostic testing and monitoring in HIV-exposed infants, stigma and discrimination in the context of prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and contraception and reproductive health outcomes of HIV-positive women.

She is a former member of amfAR's TREAT Asia steering committee, pediatric network, and the Pediatric HIV Observational Database working group. Dr. Sohn also is a technical advisor to PEPFAR-Vietnam, assisting in-country programs on coordination, protocols, and capacity building for scaling up their comprehensive pediatric antiretroviral treatment programs.

"I am delighted that Annette Sohn will join amfAR in a leadership capacity," Frost said. "Dr. Sohn brings a unique combination of practical medical experience, cultural understanding, groundbreaking research, and a dedication to amfAR's global efforts to defeat the HIV/AIDS epidemic."

Recently
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR)
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. amfARs MSM Initiative Seeks Proposals From Front-Line Groups Working on HIV in Developing Countries
2. amfAR Appoints New Leadership as AIDS Research Organization Extends Its Global Reach
3. amfAR announces inaugural Mathilde Krim Fellowship Awards for AIDS research
4. WorldHeart Appoints David Pellone Chief Financial Officer
5. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
6. Millstone Medical Outsourcing Appoints Operations Manager of New Memphis, TN, Facility
7. China Holdings Appoints Ronald Shon Chairman of Advisory Board to Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary China Power, Inc.
8. Resonant Medical Appoints New Vice President of Global Sales
9. Response Biomedical appoints S. Wayne Kay Chief Executive Officer
10. Stem Cell Therapy Disappoints Against Rare Kidney Ailment
11. EPI-Q Opens East Coast Office and Appoints Vice President-Business Development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 23, 2015 The U.S. Pharmacopeial ... DICVP, Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at North Carolina ... recipient of the 2015 Beal Award for Distinguished Volunteer ... has relied on the contributions of volunteer experts to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort located ... the number one best large hotel for families in the ... their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. , TripAdvisor represents the ... home to millions of unbiased and honest traveler reviews. The ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk ... Ben Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs ... caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative ... it is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 The federal court overseeing ... U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld ... that proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January ... trial after finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post explaining the main features of ... Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best coverage ... an agent or visit an agency for price information. These ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on transportation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gigi Davidson, Pioneer in Veterinary Pharmacy and Leader in Pharmacy Compounding, honored with USP’s Beal Award for Dedication to Public Health 2Health News:Gigi Davidson, Pioneer in Veterinary Pharmacy and Leader in Pharmacy Compounding, honored with USP’s Beal Award for Dedication to Public Health 3Health News:Gigi Davidson, Pioneer in Veterinary Pharmacy and Leader in Pharmacy Compounding, honored with USP’s Beal Award for Dedication to Public Health 4Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2
... As do 12% of children, new government survey says ... estimated 38 percent of U.S. adults and 12 percent ... medicine, a new U.S. government survey finds. , Complementary ... an umbrella term for a collection of wide-ranging medical ...
... 2008 A new study in Psychology of Women ... and ambitious in job interviews are viewed as highly competent ... as modest and cooperative, while well liked, are perceived as ... are viewed as both competent and likable and therefore are ...
... 10, 2008 Worldwide, more than 500,000 new cases of ... of these cancers are found too late, causing many people ... cancer. There exists much information addressing issues related to the ... related to early diagnosis and referral. In a new article ...
... children receive jackets to help brave the winter cold , ... year,s first snowfall already a distant memory, winter has arrived in ... visit with family during the holidays or simply play with friends, ... , , To help those ...
... 10 Avon-ISI recently announced,the launch of its new ... the newly,released Web site from Avon Rubber p.l.c., the ... share a common look and feel with linked,Web pages, ... The Avon-ISI Web ...
... Dr. Ian Smith,s 50 Million Pound,Challenge, the free ... come together to ,Give up the pounds, not the ... lost milestone this month. To celebrate the,progress of ... to renew their commitment to improving their health, the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:38% of U.S. Adults Use Alternative Treatments 2Health News:38% of U.S. Adults Use Alternative Treatments 3Health News:Women who are perceived as confident in job interviews also seen as lacking social skills 2Health News:Oral cancer patients could be diagnosed earlier 2Health News:Highmark Inc. Teams with Operation Warm to Provide New Winter Coats for Children in Need 2Health News:Highmark Inc. Teams with Operation Warm to Provide New Winter Coats for Children in Need 3Health News:Avon-ISI Launches New Web Site, Toll-free Technical Support Line; Introduces ISI as Fire Market Brand 2Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 2Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 3Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 4Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 5Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 6Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 7Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 8Health News:Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year' 9
(Date:1/23/2015)... ATLANTA , Jan. 23, 2015 More than a ... a quarter of those with private insurance, filled a prescription ... to a report in this week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ... health care providers to treat moderate to severe pain.  They ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Now available for sale, The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is ... sprains by cushioning the ankle from an inversion or ... outside of any shoe type and allows the user ... protection against sprains. With customers in physical therapy, podiatry, ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ CM: ... CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to reduce deadly inflammation ... receipt of $385,642, net of transaction costs, in ... Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program sponsored by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 3
... and NUREMBERG, Germany, April 13, 2012 ... of mobile C-arms presents its award-winning product portfolio ... Together with Xograph ( http://www.xograph.com ), its UK ... vascular specialists, interventional radiologists and cardiologists to provide ...
... ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS ;  ASX: UNS) announced ... fiscal 2012 third quarter ended March 31, 2012 after market trading ... scheduled a conference call for 4:30 p.m. U.S. EDT on Thursday, ... AM AEST) , to review the Company,s financial results, market ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CX 2012: Elevating the Boundaries of Interventional Imaging with Mobile C-arms 2Unilife Corporation to Announce Financial Results for Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter on Thursday, April 26, 2012 2Unilife Corporation to Announce Financial Results for Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter on Thursday, April 26, 2012 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: