Recordings from each Friday Morning Conference are available here and are uploaded at the start of each month.

Academic Year Fall 2022-Spring 2023

December 2, 2022 –  World AIDS Day

November 18, 2022, Charles Nunn – Shining Evolutionary Light on Human Health in Madagascar (and Beyond) 

November 11, 2022UNC Global Health Scholars Symposium

November 4, 2022, Cecile D. Lahiri, MD, MSc – Cardiometabolic Comorbidities in Persons with HIV: Understanding Risk Factors and Underlying Mechanisms

October 28, 2022, Toni Darville, MD – Quest for a T cell Vaccine

October 14, 2022, Bryon J. Powell, PhD, LCSW – Enhancing Methods for Designing, Tailoring, and Evaluating Implementation Strategies

October 7, 2022, Michael Herce, MD, MPH, MSC – Toward Equity in HIV Care for Incarcerated People in sub-Saharan Africa

September 30, 2022, Sarah Rutstein. MD, PhD – Efficient Allocation of Scarce Resources: Risk-Informed Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions in HIV Prevention and Care

September 23, 2022, Arlene Seña, MD, MPH, Mitch Matoga, MBBS, Farhang Aghakhanian, PhD – “Greatpox” and the Global Consortium for Syphilis Vaccine Development

September 16, 2022, Luther Bartelt, MD, DTM&H –Beyond Bacteria… and Back: Advances in Pathways of Parasite-Induced Gut Dysfunction and New Ways Forward

September 9, 2022, David Weber, MD, MPH – Pandemics, Outbreaks & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Academic Year Fall 2021- Spring 2022

April 1st, 2022, STI/HIV Training Program Trainees –Heather Henderson, PhD “Antimicrobial-Resistant Enterobacterales in People with HIV in the UNC Health System,” Paul Zivich, III, PhD “Comparing Tenofovir Alafenamide & Emtricitabine Combination Preexposure Prophylaxis to Placebo for HIV Prevention via a Bridged Comparison Design,” Bree Little, PhD candidate “Determination of Protective Antigens in 4CMenB Against N. gonorrhoeae”

March 25th, 2022, Stanley Lemon, MD –Host-Directed Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis A

March 18th, 2022, Daniel Neafsey, PhD –Antimalarial Drug Resistance in South America: Twists and Turns on the Map from Genotype to Phenotype

March 4th, 2022, Roy M. Gulick, MD, MPH –CROI 2022: Focus on Antivirals

February 25th, 2022, Wenhui Hu, MD, PhD –Target-specific Delivery of CRISPR/Cas Genome Editors to Fight Virus Infection

February 18th, 2022, Gaurav Dave, MD, DrPH, MPH –Intersection of Social Determinates of Health with COVID-19 Pandemic

February 4th, 2022, Bryan Byrd (WCU) –Lacrosse encephalitis

January 28th, 2022, Lameck Chinula, MBBS, FCOG, MMED and Jennifer Tang, MD, MSCR –Cervical cancer research in Africa

January 21st, 2022, Michel Nussenzweig, MD (Rockefeller Center)-Human Immune Responses to SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccination

January 14th, 2022, Sylvia Becker-Dreps (UNC) –Childhood diarrhea after rotavirus vaccine rollout: meet the Caliciviruses

January 7th, 2022, Mike Cohen, MD (UNC) –Monoclonal antibodies for SARS-CoV2

December 17th, 2021, Emily Hadley (RTI), Michael Duprey (RTI), and Christine Bevac (RTI) –Application of RTI’s Synthetic Population in Modeling

November 19, 2021, Clarisse Sri-Pathmanathan/Eneyi Kpokiri, (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) –Public Engagement and Crowdfunding in Research: Data from a Global Qualitative Evidence Synthesis and WHO Pilot

November 12, 2021, Art Baker, MD (Duke) –Healthcare Facility-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacteria: Outbreaks, Transmission, and Prevention

November 5, 2021, Melissa Nolan, PhD, MPH (USC) –Translational Field Investigations of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses and Chagas Disease in the USA and Latin America

October 29, 2021, David van Duin, MD, PhD (UNC) –The Slow-Moving Catastrophe of Antibacterial Resistance 

October 22, 2021, Weiming Tang, PhD (UNC) –How Kindness can be Contagious in Healthcare

October 15, 2021, Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH (UNC) –Innovations in Digital Health Strategies for Engaging Youth in HIV Treatment and Prevention

October 8, 2021, Davis Wohl, MD (UNC) –Monoclonal Antibodies and other New Therapies for COVID-19

September 24, 2021, Justin Lessler, PhD (UNC) –Epidemic dynamics for informed policy: COVID-19 and Beyond

September 17, 2021, Nilu Goonetilleke, PhD (UNC) –HIV Cure Talk

September 10, 2021, David Weber, MD, MPH (UNC) –COVID-19 Update: Focus on Epidemiology; Impact of Variants; Effectiveness of COVID Mitigation Strategies in Healthcare, Communities, and K-12 Schools; Vaccines; and Projections for the Future

Academic Year Fall 2020- Spring 2021

March 5, 2021, Thomas Holland, MD (Duke) – S. aureus Bacteremia: 2021 Management Updates
February 26, 2021, David Wohl, MD (UNC) – COVID-19: A Year
February 19, 2021,
Larry Corey, MD (COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN), Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) – Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccine Development
February 12, 2021,
Brenna L. Hughes, MD, MSc (Duke) – COVID-19 in pregnancy
February 5, 2021,
Srilatha Edupuganti, MD (Hope Clinic of Emory Vaccine Center) – Efficacy Results From the Antibody Mediated Prevention Trials for HIV Prevention: From the Bench to the Clinic and Back
January 29, 2021,
Dirk Dittmer, PhD (UNC) – Sequencing SARS-CoV-2: What can we do, what can we learn?
January 22, 2021,
Audrey Pettifor, PhD (UNC) – ReCCAP: Return to Campus COVID-19 Assessment for UNC Research Personnel
January 15, 2021,
Chris Sellers, Michael McNeil, Chris Evans – Wake County Health Department Rapid Start/Retention/PreP outcomes
January 8, 2021,
Tim Sheahan, PhD (UNC) – SARS-CoV-2 Antiviral Therapies
December 18, 2020, Nick Brazeau (Imperial College of London) – COVID-19 Infection Fatality Ratio
December 11, 2020,
Becky White, MD, MPH (UNC) – FIT for PrEP: Adapting a prison transitions program for post-release PrEP care
November 20, 2020,
Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD (UNC) – Enterovirus D68 induced acute flaccid myelitis: What an old foe can teach us about an emerging infectious cause of paralysis 
November 13, 2020, Dan Wu, MBBS, MSc, PhD, (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) – Pay-it-forward to increase influenza vaccinations
November 6, 2020,
Heidi J. Larson, PhD (Vaccine Confidence Project; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) – Vaccine Confidence
October 30, 2020, Jessica Lin, MD (UNC) – COVID-19 Household Transmission Study
October 16, 2020,
Edward Browne, PhD (UNC) – How HIV hides during therapy: molecular analysis of HIV latency
October 9, 2020, Luther Bartelt, MD; Heather Root, MD; Alena Markmann, MS, MD, PhD (UNC) – The UNC Coronavirus-Inactivating Plasma (CoVIP) Therapy Program: Addressing the emergency and the equipoise
September 25, 2020,
Myron Cohen, MD (UNC) – Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19
September 18, 2020,
Aravinda de Silva, PhD; Premkumar Lakshmanane, PhD (UNC) – SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies 
September 11, 2020,
David Weber, MD, MPH (UNC) – COVID-19 Update

Academic Year Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

Note: The video platform for Friday Morning Conference recordings changed once the series became virtual. 

April 24, 2020, CFAR Developmental, Clinical Pharmacology/Analytical Chemistry, and Biostatistics Cores – CFAR Core Updates
April 17, 2020,
T32 Trainees – ID Epi Projects
March 20, 2020,
Susanna Naggie, MD, MHS (Duke University) – “HBV Viral Control or Functional Cure: Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?”

Academic Year Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Archive for 2018-2019

May 31, 2019, Marlene Durand, MD (Harvard) – “Infections of the eyes, ears, and sinuses
May 24, 2019, Carl Williams, DVM (N.C. Department of Health & Human Services) – “Vector-borne Disease Surveillance and Response in North Carolina
May 10, 2019, Brian W. Pence, PhD (UNC) – “What Does Mental Health Have to do with Ending AIDS?: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities from the US and Malawi
May 3, 2019, Andrew Oberst, PhD (University of Washington) – “Metabolic Immunity in the Brain
April 26, 2019, Daniel Westreich, MSPH, PhD; Michelle Floris-Moore, MD, MS; Heidi Swygard, MD, MPH; and David Wohl, MD (UNC) – updates from the 2019 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
April 12, 2019, Taylor Poston, PhD, MPH; Olivia Council; and Thibaut Davy-Mendez, MSPH (UNC) – Chlamydia vaccine development, HIV in the male genital tract, and HIV antiretroviral therapy development and treatment resistance
April 5, 2019, IGHIDs Anniversary Celebrationwith UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases domestic and international site program leaders’ presentations as well as special guests Richard Chaisson, MD, of Johns Hopkins Tuberculosis Research Center and Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, of Harvard and Partners in Health
March 29, 2019, Alexander K. Rowe, MD, MPH (CDC) – “Improving health worker practices for managing communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries
March 22, 2019, Anthony Charles, MD, MPH, FRCSEd, FAC (UNC) – “Surgery and Global Public Health: The Quest for a Sustainable Model
March 8, 2019, Lisa Rahangdale, MD (UNC) – “HPV Updates: Beyond the Pap Test
March 1, 2019, Sharon Weir, PhD (UNC) – “Estimating the Size of Key Populations: Pitfalls and Priorities
Feb. 22, 2019, Vivian Chu, MD, MHS (Duke) – “Infective Endocarditis from an Oral Source: Swallowing the Prophylaxis Pill
Feb. 15, 2019, Jonathan “Jono” Quick, MD, MPH (Senior Fellow Emeritus and Former President and CEO of Management Sciences for Health and a faculty member at Harvard Medical School) – “Hurtling into the Century of Epidemics: We Can Make the World Safer – But Will We?
Feb. 8, 2019, Emily Landon, MD (University of Chicago) – “HIV Exceptionalism: Intersection of Infectious Diseases and Ethics
Feb. 1, 2019, Timothy Sheahan, PhD (UNC) – “Development of Antiviral Therapies for Coronavirus
Jan. 25, 2019, Seth M. Noar, PhD (UNC) – “HIV/AIDS Communication Campaigns: Past, Present, and Future
Jan. 11, 2019, Ben Chi, MD, MSc (UNC) – “HIV Prevention during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Jan. 4, 2019, Chip Walter, MD, MPH, and Tony Moody (Duke) – “Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit: Past, Present and Future
Dec. 14, 2018, Audrey Pettifor, PhD (UNC) – “Growing up in South Africa: Young Women’s Transitions to Adulthood and Lessons Learned about HIV and Adolescence
Dec. 7, 2018, Peter Gilligan, PhD (UNC) – “The Emergence of Mycobacterium Abscessus in Chronic Infection in Patients with Bronchiectasis
Nov. 16, 2018, Christopher Plowe, MD, MPH (Duke Global Health Institute) – “Global Health in War and Peace: A Case for Global Health Diplomacy
Nov. 9, 2018, Jessica Lin, MD, MSCR (UNC) – “Challenges to Malaria Elimination in the 21st Century
Nov. 2, 2018, Stanley M. Lemon, MD (UNC) – “Enterically-transmitted Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E
Oct. 26, 2018, Heidi Swygard, MD, MPH (UNC) – “Rapid ART: Are We Ready to Start?
Oct. 19, 2018, Tessa Andermann, MD, MPH, (UNC) – “The Microbiome and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Infectious Diseases in the Genomic Era
Oct. 12, 2018, Luther Bartelt, MD, (UNC) – “Unraveling Endemic Giardiasis and the Intestinal ‘Pathobiome’ of Childhood Malnutrition
Sept. 28, 2018, Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH (UNC) – “Chagas Disease in People Living with HIV in South America” and Ross Boyce, MD, MSc (UNC) –Geography as Destiny: Health Outcomes in Rural Western Uganda
Sept. 21, 2018, David Margolis, MD (UNC) – “Toward Treatment to Cure HIV Infection: Work in Progress at the UNC HIV Cure Center”
Sept. 7, 2018, Frank Palella, MD, (Northwestern University) – “Cardiovascular Disease in HIV Infection”