Friday Morning conference is held from 8:30-9:30AM each Friday of the academic year in the Bioinformatics Building room 1131 (UNC Campus)

UNC CFAR partners with the clinical division of infectious diseases and the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease on a weekly conference series featuring distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines. To suggest a speaker, please contact Kathy James at

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2019 Upcoming Conference Schedule

DateSpeakerTitle or Topic
March 15, 2019Christopher Hurt, UNCPrEP in 2019: State of the Science & Challenges Ahead
March 22, 2019Anthony Charles,
Global Surgery
March 29, 2019Alexander Rowe,
Improving Health Worker Practices for Managing Communicable Diseases
April 5, 2019UNC IGHID Anniversary Celebration with UNC faculty, Richard Chaisson of Johns Hopkins and Paul Farmer of Partners in Health/HarvardUNC IGHID Faculty and Friends' Global Health Updates
April 12, 2019STD/HIV TraineesTBA
April 19, 2019Canceled due to the Good Friday Easter Holiday
April 26, 2019TBDTBD
May 3, 2019ID TraineesTBA
May 10, 2019Alain Litwin,
Greenville Health System
Hepatitis C Treatment in IV Drug Users
May 17, 2019Kami Kim,
May 24, 2019Carl Williams, NC DHHSVector-borne Infections: Responding to Disease Outbreaks and Hurricanes
May 31, 2019Marlene Durand,
Infections of the eyes, ears and sinuses