François DABIS, Bordeaux School of Public Health, France
François Dabis is a medical doctor, Professor of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health (ISPED) of the University Bordeaux Segalen, in Bordeaux, France. Dr. Dabis has 25 years of experience in research on HIV epidemiology and global health. He has been leading since 2001 the HIV research team within ISPED. His scientific interest is on the public health challenges of HIV prevention and care: prevention of mother-to-child transmission in Africa, prognosis of antiretroviral-treated adults and children in France and West Africa and more generally operational research on HIV programs in resource-limited settings. He is the principal investigator (PI) of the oldest cohort of people living with HIV in France, the ANRS CO3 Aquitaine Cohort initiated 25 years ago and the co-PI of the unique cohort of HIV-HCV co-infected patients, the nation-wide ANRS CO13 HEPAVIH Cohort.
François Dabis is the Chair of the Coordinated Action n°12 of the French Agency for Research on HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS) in charge of the scientific agenda in lower-income countries. He is been the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institut national de la Veille Sanitaire (French CDC) from 2003 to 2012. His scientific productivity can be described through more than 500 publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters and his contribution to the Editorial Board of two leading journals in infectious diseases: AIDS and Journal of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. François Dabis is the Chief Editor of a reference text book in Field Epidemiology published in France in 2012.
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