September 9, 2011
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (the Panel) is accepting nominations for new scientific/clinical members with expertise in HIV medicine. The Panel is seeking candidates with expertise in HIV clinical care and research who can critically evaluate new information and help prepare guideline revisions. Candidates for Panel membership shall be recognized experts in their areas of interest, with outstanding records of publication and presentation. Individuals from diverse backgrounds, those from underrepresented geographic areas, and women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will serve a 4-year term beginning March 2012, with potential for reappointment for a second term. Panel members are not compensated for their time commitment and travel support is generally not provided.
The Panel is a Working Group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health. The Panel is composed of approximately 35 members who are clinicians, researchers, academicians, HHS representatives, and community representatives with expertise in HIV management in the United States. Panel members meet monthly via teleconference and annually in person to review and critically evaluate emerging scientific data relating to antiretroviral therapy and to revise the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. (To review the latest revision of the guidelines, which was published on January 10, 2011, visit the AIDSinfo Clinical Guidelines Portal.)
Please include with nominations the candidate's curriculum vitae and a letter detailing how the nominee's expertise would contribute to the work of the Panel. Self-nominations are welcome.
The deadline for nominations is October 14, 2011, and submissions can be e-mailed to Alice Pau, Pharm.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to the address below.
Alice K. Pau, Pharm.D., FIDSA
Executive Secretary, HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents
NIAID-NIH, Building 10, Room 11C103, MSC 1880
Bethesda, MD 20892