11th September 2020, Friday
Scientific Session 8 - HIV Update
Update in HIV
Alison Rodger is a Professor of Infectious Diseases at University College London and a Consultant in Infectious Diseases & HIV and Clinical Lead at the Royal Free Hospital London which includes the UK High Consequence Infectious Diseases Unit. In the field of HIV her research interests include reducing rates of new HIV infections, HIV self-testing, assessing the cost effectiveness of HIV prevention initiatives including PrEP, improving the long-term health of people with HIV and addressing health inequalities and HIV related stigma.
She was co-PI and lead author on the PARTNER HIV transmission study results, published in JAMA and the Lancet, and leads the PANTHEON funded programme of research that looks at how HIV self-testing could improve HIV diagnosis rates. Alison co-chaired the UK national BHIVA PrEP guidelines as well as sitting on numerous other guideline and expert groups.