Virtual Career Development Workshop: Agenda

Agenda: July 25, 2020

Opening and Keynote

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT

Keynote: Kizzmekia Corbett, PhD

Scientific lead of the NIH’s Vaccine Research Center’s Coronavirus Response Team.

Concurrent Afternoon Workshops

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT

Leadership Alliance Alumni Panel

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM EDT

Breakout Discussions with Alumni (click to view alumni panel)

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Moderator: Damani Piggott, MD, PhD, MS, MPhil

Dr. Piggott is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Assistant Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education and Graduate Student Diversity at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Piggott received his B.S. degree in Biology and Spanish from Morehouse College. He subsequently attained his M.D. and Ph.D. in Immunology from Yale. He received board certification in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, having completed residency training at Yale and fellowship training in Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Piggott has worked on clinical and research projects in urban and rural communities in the United States, the Caribbean, Mali and South Africa. He is actively engaged in the clinical care of patients with HIV and his current research program centers on understanding the biological, behavioral, and social pathways necessary to improve survival and quality of life for persons aging with HIV, particularly for socially marginalized, historically disadvantaged, and resource-constrained HIV-infected communities.


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2018 CDW Attendee

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