Pandemic Response: Lessons Learned from HIV/AIDS

On Friday, April 16, at 10 a.m. EDT, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) hosted a conversation on Pandemic Response: Lessons Learned from HIV/AIDS.

Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, the Desmond M. Tutu Professor of Public Health and Human Rights at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and senior scientific liaison to the COVID-19 Prevention Network, established by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, moderated the discussion. He is a PHR Advisory Council member.


  • Eric Goosby, MD, distinguished professor of medicine and director of the Center for Global Health Delivery, Diplomacy and Economics of the Institute for Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Diane Havlir, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Health at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Salim Abdool Karim, MBChB, PhD, FRS, CAPRISA Professor for Global Health in the department of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa, pro vice-chancellor (Research) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa and adjunct professor of medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University

See all events on PHR’s COVID-19 Webinar Series.

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