IU Medical School poised to host global HIV/AIDS conference

10/25/04

INDIANAPOLIS Registration continues for the "HIV/AIDS Care in the Developing World: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward" conference, Sunday, Oct. 31. The conference, organized by the Indiana University School of Medicine, will convene some of the world's top experts on the myriad issues related to HIV/AIDS.

The conference will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Hotel, 350 W. Maryland Street. The conference will be in Ballroom 5.

Registration for both the public and health care professionals is possible through the School's Division of Continuing Medical Education at 317-274-8353 or 888-615-8013, or online at http://cme.medicine.iu.edu/registration/default.asp?course=05-191.

Among the keynote speakers are Ambassador Randall Tobias, U.S. Global HIV/AIDS coordinator; James Morris, executive director of the U.N. World Food Programme; and Debrework Zewdie, Ph.D., director of the Global HIV/AIDS Program, The World Bank; Greg Behrman, author of The Invisible People; Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health; and Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho, director of the HIV/AIDS/STI Initiative of the World Health Organization.

More details about the conference can be found at http://medicine.indiana.edu/news_releases/viewRelease.php4?art=199&print=tru

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