CDC Career Opportunity: Associate Director for Health Equity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks exceptional candidates for the position of Health Scientist to serve as the...

Sep 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New TB Treatment Guidelines: Management of Patients Co-infected with TB and HIV...

    After two decades of steady decline, the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the U.S. rose to 9,563 in 2015, serving as a...

    Aug 16, 2016 | Erin Laird

  • Treatment Action Group: 2016 Pipeline Report Addresses HIV, TB

    The Treatment Action Group’s (TAG) 2016 Pipeline Report addresses drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies,...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local...

    My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San...

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • New Webinar Series Seeks to Improve Delivery of DIS Services to Gay Men

    The National Alliance Of State & Territorial Aids Directors (NASTAD) and the National Coalition of STD Directors’ Gay...

    Jun 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Jack N. Spencer Award: Call for Nominations

    The CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention is now accepting nominations for the Jack N....

    May 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Talking about, Testing for, and Treating STDs: The Important Role of Disease...

    The theme for STD Awareness Month 2016 is Talk. Test. Treat. Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play an important role in local...

    Apr 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • HHS Releases Implementation Guidance to Support Syringe Services Programs

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance regarding the use of Federal funds to implement or expand...

    Mar 29, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • World TB Day: Unite to End TB

    World TB Day is celebrated each March 24, commemorating the anniversary of the day in 1882 when Robert Koch announced the discovery of...

    Mar 24, 2016 | Christina Baum

  • CDC Career Opportunity: Associate Director for Health Equity

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks exceptional candidates for the position of Health Scientist to serve as the Associate Director for Health Equity in the Office of Health Equity (OHE), in the Office of the Director, in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). As a leader […]

    Sep 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New TB Treatment Guidelines: Management of Patients Co-infected with TB and HIV Among Key Recommendations

    After two decades of steady decline, the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the U.S. rose to 9,563 in 2015, serving as a reminder of the importance of continued efforts to eliminate this potentially fatal disease. Each day, health care professionals work diligently to treat patients with TB. To support this critical work, the […]

    Aug 16, 2016 | Erin Laird

    Treatment Action Group: 2016 Pipeline Report Addresses HIV, TB

    The Treatment Action Group’s (TAG) 2016 Pipeline Report addresses drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based & gene therapies in development for HIV and tuberculosis (TB). Read the report online or download individual chapters as PDFs.

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local Health Departments Play

    My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San Diego. There, I taught classes on HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and TB prevention to individuals in alcohol and drug treatment programs and offered field-based rapid HIV testing following the class. After […]

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    New Webinar Series Seeks to Improve Delivery of DIS Services to Gay Men

    The National Alliance Of State & Territorial Aids Directors (NASTAD) and the National Coalition of STD Directors’ Gay Men’s Health Equity Workgroup is launching a webinar series this summer. The series is geared at increasing the knowledge and skills of disease intervention specialists (DIS) and partner service providers. Subsequent webinars will build upon the knowledge and...

    Jun 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Jack N. Spencer Award: Call for Nominations

    The CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention is now accepting nominations for the Jack N. Spencer Award. The award is given “to honor individuals for a career of exceptional contributions to excellence in sexually transmitted disease prevention characterized by outstanding commitment to effective science based programs, continuous innovation, and...

    May 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Talking about, Testing for, and Treating STDs: The Important Role of Disease Intervention Specialists

    The theme for STD Awareness Month 2016 is Talk. Test. Treat. Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play an important role in local health department HIV/STD programs and work to improve the sexual health of their community by talking to them about STD prevention, testing in the field, and linking the clients in need to care. For […]

    Apr 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    HHS Releases Implementation Guidance to Support Syringe Services Programs

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance regarding the use of Federal funds to implement or expand syringe services programs (SSPs) for people who inject drugs. The guidance was designed for programs directly funded by HHS interested in implementing or expanding SSPs. SSPs include the provision of sterile needles, syringes, […]

    Mar 29, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    World TB Day: Unite to End TB

    World TB Day is celebrated each March 24, commemorating the anniversary of the day in 1882 when Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB). The day serves to build public awareness that though much has changed since Koch’s time, the fight against tuberculosis still rages on. This year’s […]

    Mar 24, 2016 | Christina Baum

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