Keynote Speaker: Abigail Zuger, M.D.
Topic: Public Health at the Bathroom Sink: Home Testing for Contagious Disease
Abigail Zuger, M.D., is an infectious disease expert and retired associate clinical professor of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Zuger has been a medical columnist and reporter for the New York Times since 1997 and writer for the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine since 1996. In this talk, Zuger will explore the specifics of the home HIV test's long journey to market and some of the larger lessons it holds for us today.
Acknowledgement: This lecture is endowed by Brewster C. Doust, MD, and is presented in partnership with the Center for Community Health & Prevention, the UR Clinical & Translational Science Institute and the Departments of Medicine, Public Health Sciences and Pediatrics.