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The Dean’s Distinguished Virginia Lee Franklin Lecture with Dr. David Vlahov

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

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The paradigm for HIV prevention has shifted dramatically in the past year. Behavioral approaches are now supplemented with “treatment as prevention” and outreach with multi-modal, multi-level network and structural interventions. Despite the major advances in “treatment as prevention,” counseling for safe behaviors remains important.


Dr. David VlahovDavid Vlahov, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor
University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing

Dr. David Vlahov is dean and professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing. His experience includes interprofessional and interdisciplinary education and research, having served on as professor of epidemiology at The Johns Hopkins and Columbia universities, and adjunct faculty roles in medical schools at Cornell, Mount Sinai, and New York University and the College of Nursing at New York University. He has also served as co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars program. His areas of research expertise include epidemiology, infectious diseases, substance abuse, and mental health. Dr. Vlahov conducted studies of urban populations in Baltimore for more than 20 years and has led epidemiologic studies in Harlem and the Bronx in New York City, which have contributed much information on racial/ethnic disparities in health and approaches to address such disparities. Dr. Vlahov initiated the International Society for Urban Health, serving as its first president, and also served on the New York City Board of Health. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Urban Health, has edited three books on urban health, and has published more than 610 scholarly papers. In 2011 Dr. Vlahov was elected to the Institute of Medicine and inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

Fee: Free to all. Registration is required.

Time: 4-5:30 p.m. Reception immediately following lecture.

Location: University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


For additional information: or 410-706-3767

1.0 nursing contact hour will be offered for this lecture at a cost of $30 for the certifícate.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Office of Professional Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

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