HIV Care Round
HIV Infection and Tropical Diseases
Dr. Katherine Plewes
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UBC Department of Medicine,
Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in Tropical Medicine and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Health Professional-Investigator
When: Wednesday, October 23th 2019, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Where: CfE Conference Room, Burrard Building Level 6, St. Paul’s Hospital
The HIV Care Rounds are free and are geared towards the needs and interests of health care providers and support workers of HIV-positive individuals.
A light lunch will be served.
This 1-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada
and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit
Katherine Plewes, MD MSc BSc: is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at University of British Columbia (UBC) since 2017, an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford specializing in clinical severe malaria in Bangladesh for the last 10 years, and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Health Professional-Investigator. She holds a DPhil in Clinical Medicine (University of Oxford), Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (University of Liverpool), specialist training in Infectious Diseases (UBC), and MD, MSc and BSc (University of Calgary). She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, College of Physician and Surgeons of BC, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She fulfills roles as the UBC Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course co-director, PHAC Canadian Malaria Network BC designate physician, Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT), and GeoSentinel Global Surveillance Network Vancouver site director.
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