Daily Archives: January 10, 2011

Q & A with Dr. Vermund – Reflecting on PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

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Sten Vermund, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and director of the Institute for Global Health at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, sits on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The SAB met for two days last week in Washington, DC, reviewing the current portfolio of PEPFAR-funded initiatives, the […]

In brief: Emanuel departs from White House post

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Zeke Emanuel, MD, PhD, has returned to his station directing the Bioethics Department at the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Emanuel joined the White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) as a special advisor on health policy to Peter Orzag, director of the OMB, in February 2009. According to reports from Kaiser Health News and […]