EPI Seminar Series: Craig Wilson, MD

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Room 407

Dr. Wilson is a Professor of Epidemiology, Pediatrics and Microbiology at UAB and Director of the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health. Dr. Wilson is a medically trained Pediatric Infectious Diseases specialist and has a wide breadth of international experience including: Peace Corps volunteer in Western Samoa from 1974-78 working on filariasis, TB and leprosy surveillance; laboratory based studies on the molecular epidemiology of malaria drug resistance with multiple international collaborators from 1987 –1996; studies on low cost prevention methods for mother to child HIV transmission in South Africa (1998); served on multiple international panels focused on ethics and design of clinical trials in developing countries; and since 2004 has been involved with clinical training, clinical laboratory development and health care worker training programs in Zambia as part of PEPFAR supported expansion of HIV care. He is Co-director of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative at the University of Zambia and assisted with the development of an HIV Nurse Practitioner program for Zambia.