Friday ID Conference: Acceptability of Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in the Dominican Republic

BritoThis talk is a part of our friday morning CFAR/IGHID Friday ID Conference Series.

“The Acceptability of Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in the Dominican Republic”
Max Brito, MD, MPH
University of Illinois at Chicago

September 26, 2014
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
1131 Bioinformatics
UNC Campus (directions)

Max Brito, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Urban Global Health in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His clinical research focuses on HIV prevention in the Caribbean. He specializes in the treatment of patients co-infected with the HIV and hepatitis viruses.

Dr. Brito’s main areas of interest are International health, HIV co-infections and medical education. He serves as the coordinator of the Dominican Republic Project, an educational exchange program with the aim of promoting scientific collaborations with colleagues in that country and in the rest of Latin America. He also has a clinical interest in the care of patients co-infected with the HIV and HCV/HBV viruses and the impact of that epidemic in the US Hispanic population. He is also interested in medical education, particularly in studying effective methods to teach US medical trainees in international settings. Dr. Brito is currently the Program Director for the University of Illinois ID fellowship program; he trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and completed an Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of Miami, School of Medicine.

Refreshments will be served.