"Women, Violence and HIV" symposium at UCSF on October 12

By Jeff Sheehy

What Presentation by Ambassador Stephen Lewis, co-director, AIDS-Free World and U.N. special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa (2001-2006), follow by panel discussion and reception. Lewis will be introduced by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH. When Monday, October 12, 2009, 4:00 p.m. Where 513 Parnassus, UCSF School of Nursing building, Room N-225, UCSF Campus, San Francisco Panel Shari L. Dworkin, PhD, MS, associate professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, affiliated faculty, the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies. Ruth Greenblatt, MD, professor of clinical pharmacy, medicine, and epidemiology & biostatistics, and director, Women’s Specialty Program, UCSF; principal investigator, Women’s Interagency HIV Study; director, Bay Area Research Consortium on Women and AIDS. Joel Paul, professor and associate dean, International and Graduate Programs, University of California Hastings College of the Law. Sponsors UCSF Global Health Sciences; UCSF AIDS Research Institute; UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research; Global Strategies for HIV Prevention; Center for HIV Information; Golden Gate University School of Law & Sompong Sucharitkul Center for International Legal Studies; UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention; UCSF-UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy; UC Berkeley: Human Rights Center, William & Ariadna Miller Institute for Global Challenges & the Law, and the Chief Justice Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity & Diversity; UC Hastings College of Law: Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Refugee & Human Rights Clinic; Santa Clara University School of Law: Center on Social Justice & Public Interest, Center for Global Law & Policy. Contact Media interested in covering the event should contact Jeff Sheehy, (415) 597-8165.