Several UNC faculty published in JAMA theme issue on HIV/AIDS

Several members of the UNC School of Medicine faculty had articles published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's (JAMA) July 23/30, 2014, HIV/AIDS theme issue.

Benjamin H. Chi, MD, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology based in Zambia, is corresponding author of an article about maximizing benefits of new strategies to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission.

In a perspective piece, Claire E. Farel, MD, MPH, assistant professor of infectious diseases, shared her first-person account of caring for a patient who died of AIDS because he refused to take the medications that could have saved his life.

Joseph J. Eron, MD, professor of infectious diseases, is one of the authors of the new 2014 recommendations on the antiretroviral treatment of adult HIV infection.

Myron S. Cohen, MD, is one of the authors of the new 2014 recommendations on HIV prevention in clinical care settings. Dr. Cohen is Yeargan-Bate Eminent Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology and director of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases.