LSAmanda D. Castel
Associate professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and co-director of the Masters of Science in Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases Program, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health
About 13,000 people are living with HIV in the nation’s capital, making it one of the worst epidemics in the United States. During Lunch with a Scientist, join leading HIV expert Amanda Castel, who will talk about her work tracking the spread of HIV and efforts to reduce or end HIV in the District by the year 2020.
Registration is required (no charge). Limit: 20. This lunch will be held at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, 950 New Hampshire Ave, NW. This event is now full.
Amanda Castel completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, her residency in general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and a master’s of public health at Johns Hopkins University. Following her residency, she was a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer, where she was assigned to the Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control Program at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. After EIS, she went on to complete her residency in general preventive medicine at the CDC National Center for Health Statistics.