del Rio becomes HIVMA chair; Armstrong named chair-elect

Pictured: Melanie Thompson (former HIVMA board member); Ada Adimora (UNC, former HIVMA chair); Carlos del Rio (current HIVMA chair); and Wendy Armstrong (HIVMA chair-elect)
Pictured: Melanie Thompson (former HIVMA board member); Ada Adimora (UNC, former HIVMA chair); Carlos del Rio (current HIVMA chair); and Wendy Armstrong (HIVMA chair-elect)

Pictured: Melanie Thompson (former HIVMA board member); Ada Adimora (UNC, former HIVMA chair); Carlos del Rio (current HIVMA chair); and Wendy Armstrong (HIVMA chair-elect)

On October 9, at the Infectious Diseases Society of America‘s IDWeek2015 in San Diego, Carlos del Rio, MD (Division of Infectious Diseases) was named chair of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and Wendy Armstrong, MD, FIDSA, FACP (Division of Infectious Diseases) was named chair-elect for next year.

The HIVMA is an organization of medical professionals who practice HIV medicine. They represent the interests of their patients by promoting quality in HIV care and by advocating for policies that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice.

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