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The STI surge: Combatting America’s sexual health crisis

September 19th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

STI rates are surging across the U.S. — and public health departments are struggling to keep up. Our experts will explain what these rising rates mean for sexual, reproductive, and infant health and talk through how we can increase access to care. We’ll also discuss the latest innovations in treatments and prevention. 

Register for free to submit your questions.   

An on-demand video will be posted after the event. 


Nesli Basgoz, Associate Chief and Clinical Director of the Infectious Disease Division, Mass General Hospital; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Demetre Daskalakis, Acting Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases  

Antón Castellanos Usigli, DrPH ’23, Founder and CEO, ACU Innovation & Consulting; Adjunct Lecturer, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University;

Jay Varma, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Siga Technologies


Apoorva Mandavilli, New York Times Health Reporter


Date: September 19th, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events


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