Wed, 17 Aug|
Virtual (via Webex)
HIV, Aging and Quality of Life
Educational program brought to you by GSK and ViiV Healthcare
Time & Location
17 Aug 2022, 7:00 pm – 8:10 pm
Virtual (via Webex)
About the Event
SPEAKER: Dr Benjamin Young, Head of Global Medical Directors, ViiV Healthcare Dr. Benjamin Young is Head of Global Medical Directors of ViiV Healthcare where he supports clinical education, medical research and public health initiatives around the world. Since 2017, Dr. Young has been a principal of ViiV’s Positive Perspective Study, one of the world’s largest studies of outcomes reported by people living with HIV. From 2012 to 2018, Dr. Young was Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, where he oversaw capacity-building programs and coordinated evidence-informed policies with the United Nations and the World Health Organization.
With over 20 years of experience in HIV medicine, Dr. Young was a Denver, Colorado-based clinician and clinical researcher. He was Co-Principal Investigator in the CDC HIV Outpatient Study from 1998 to 2018 and worked in Central Asia for two years as Head of Medical Affairs for Health Connections International, a Dutch non- governmental organization. Having authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, Dr. Young has shared his HIV expertise through worldwide education programs where he has trained healthcare professionals and community groups in over 50 countries, with special focus in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Mexico.
Dr. Young received his MD in 1992 and his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 1990 at the University of Colorado. He completed post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.
MODERATOR: Dr Khairil Erwan Bin Khalid, Infectious Diseases Physician, HKL Dr Khairil is an Infectious Diseases Physician, practicing at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) since 2018. He graduated with an MBBS from University of Malaya in 2005 and obtained his MRCP (UK) in 2011. He was trained in infectious diseases at Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Hospital Sungai Buloh and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, UK. Dr Khairil is certified in Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Credentialing in Internal Medicine (Gazettement) from the Ministry of Health Malaysia and is a Certified Medical Impairment for Assesor (CMIA) by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia (NIOSH). He has published in clinical journals on the specialty of infectious diseases, particularly on the topics of HIV, STDs and dengue