CHIPTS was honored to host a Grand Rounds lecture by David Bangsberg, MD, MPH, entitled “International Perspectives on Adherence to HIV Treatment & Prevention”.
Dr. Bangsberg is the Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health and a Professor at the Harvard School of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology. He completed medical school at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Balti-more, his internal medicine and chief residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York, and Fellowships in Infectious Disease and AIDS Prevention at the University of California, San Francisco. He also holds Master’s Degrees in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley and the History and Philosophy of Science from Kings College, London. Dr. Bangsberg’s research focuses on social behavioral factors related to HIV treatment access, treatment adherence and treatment outcomes in impoverished populations. Dr. Bangsberg has published over 250 manuscripts and raised over 50 million dollars in funding related to the study of social, behavioral, and structural determinants of HIV treatment in vulnerable populations.