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Special Upcoming Rounds Presentations

September 5th and September 11th

Dr. Saara Greene

Dr. Corey Casper

September 5, 2014 - 08:30 - 09:30 am - D308 SHY BLDG

"Oh! You're not breastfeeding?": Findings from the Mothering and HIV Research Study

Dr. Saara Greene, Associate Professor, McMaster School of Social Work

Overview of infant feeding guidelines for women with HIV in Canada and challenges these women face in relation to social and cultural expectations regarding breastfeeding

    Highlights on the relationship between infant feeding, disclosure of HIV status, and HIV-related stigma

    Implications for clinical and allied health practice with pregnant women and mothers with HIV

September 11th, 2014 - 12 - 1 pm - Chan Auditorium CFRI

Approaches to Reducing the Global Cancer Burden Through Translational Studies of Infection-Related Malignancies in Uganda

Dr. Corey Casper, MD, MPH

Dr. Casper, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health visiting from the University of Washington, is an internationally recognized expert in infectious diseases. His research efforts focus on the transmission, acquisition, natural history, pathophysiology and treatment of infection-associated cancers.

This presentation will cover topics related to global health, oncology and infectious diseases.



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