Epidemiology of HIV and HIV Prevention (Ongoing)

Posted On 2021-06-11 13:59:16

This series on “Epidemiology of HIV and HIV Prevention” is edited by Dr. Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz from Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz, BA, MD
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA;
Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Dr. Allan-Blitz received his BA degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Colloquium in Happiness from New York University in 2012 and received his Medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA in 2018. He is currently having his Post-Doctorate training in Medicine-Pediatrics and Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital, USA.

Dr. Allan-Blitz has received many honors and prizes since 2016, such as South American Program in HIV Prevention Research Fellow, Australian Sexual Health Conference Best Poster Award, William N. Valentine Award and Boston Children’s Hospital Alumni Association Trainee Travel Award for Excellence. Dr. Allan-Blitz has also won several projects awarded funding since 2019.

Dr. Allan-Blitz was Section Editor for COVID Protocols, Consultant for the Newark, NJ Depart of Health, and Director of Health Policy and Advocacy for the National Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Association from 2020 to 2021. He is Leader of the Brigham and Women’s, Boston Children’s Hospital Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Mentorship Curriculum from 2019 to 2023.

Dr. Allan-Blitz has published more than 29 peer-reviewed articles in international journals and has presented more than 23 scientific abstracts in national and international conferences. Dr. Allan-Blitz has also participated in a book chapter and serves as ad hoc reviewer of several international journals. He is also mentor through Physician Mentoring Program of the Harvard Premedical Society from 2018 to 2023.

Series outline:

  1. Introductory Preface for the special series
  2. Current Trends in the Epidemiology of the HIV pandemic in the Europe and North America
  3. Current Trends in the Epidemiology of the HIV Pandemic in Latin America
  4. Current Trends in the Epidemiology of the HIV Pandemic in Africa
  5. Current Trends in the Epidemiology of the HIV Pandemic in Asia
  6. HIV Treatment & Prevention
  7. Racial and Ethnic Inequities in HIV Epidemiology, Care, and Prevention
  8. Future Perspectives and Challenges in HIV Treatment and Prevention

The special series “Epidemiology of HIV and HIV Prevention” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Public Health and Emergency without any funding or sponsorship. Lao-Tzu Allan-Blitz is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the special series.