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Nominations for New Scientific/Clinical Members for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents Now Being Accepted

September 2, 2008

The DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (or the Panel) is accepting nominations for new scientific/clinical members with expertise in HIV medicine. The Panel is particularly, though not exclusively, seeking candidates with expertise in viral hepatitis coinfections, HIV infected adolescents, viral resistance, nursing, pharmacology, biostatistics, and outcomes research. Panel members critically evaluate new information and prepare guidelines revisions. The candidates shall be recognized experts in HIV medicine with outstanding records of publications and presentations in areas related to antiretroviral therapy. The successful candidates shall serve a 4-year term beginning February 2009, with potential for reappointment for an additional term.

The Panel is a Working Group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Counsel of the National Institutes of Health. The Panel is comprised of approximately 30 members who are clinicians, researchers, academicians, DHHS representatives, and community representatives with expertise in HIV management in the United States. The Panel meets monthly via teleconferencing and annually in a face-to-face meeting to review and critically evaluate emerging scientific data relating to antiretroviral therapy and revise the "Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents." The guideline is a living document that can be found at http://AIDSinfo.nih.gov. This document is downloaded more than 5,000 times a day and is widely used by HIV practitioners and researchers.

Panel members are not compensated for their time commitment and travel support is generally not provided.

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The nomination should include a curriculum vitae and a letter of nomination or letter of interest with specific reference as to how the nominee would contribute to the work of the Panel. Please submit nominations to Alice Pau, Pharm.D., at the following address no later than September 30, 2008.

Alice K. Pau, Pharm.D., Executive Secretary, Division of Clinical Research, NIAID-NIH, Bldg 10, Rm 11C103, Bethesda, MD 20892 or e-mail to apau@niaid.nih.gov.

THIS IS similar to the above but geared for patients. Please code and add to the body home page under newsroom both on the home page and the newsroom. also xref in the guidelines section Nominations for New Community Members for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents Now Being Accepted

The DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (or the Panel) is accepting nominations for new community representatives to serve a 4-year term beginning February 2009 with potential for reappointment. The Panel welcomes diversified representation in the community membership reflecting the demographics of the current HIV epidemics in the United States. The community member may assist the Panel in identifying and addressing unique treatment aspects that relate to the constituency he/she represents. The candidate shall have knowledge and involvement in issues related to HIV infection in adults, as evidenced by experience in HIV treatment education/advocacy or clinical/public policy initiatives related to HIV treatment.

The Panel is a Working Group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Counsel of the National Institutes of Health. The Panel is comprised of approximately 30 members who are clinicians, researchers, academicians, DHHS representatives, and community representatives with expertise in HIV management in the United States. The Panel meets monthly via teleconferencing and annually in a face-to-face meeting to review and critically evaluate emerging scientific data relating to antiretroviral therapy and revise the "Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents." The guideline is a living document that can be found at http://AIDSinfo.nih.gov. This document is downloaded more than 5,000 times a day and is widely used by HIV practitioners and researchers.

Panel members are not compensated for their time commitment and travel support is generally not provided.

The nomination should include a curriculum vitae and a letter of nomination or a letter of interest with specific reference as to how the nominee would contribute to the work of the Panel. Please submit nominations to Alice Pau, Pharm.D., at the following address no later than September 30, 2008.

Alice K. Pau, Pharm.D., Executive Secretary, Division of Clinical Research, NIAID-NIH, Bldg 10, Rm 11C103, Bethesda, MD 20892 or e-mail to apau@niaid.nih.gov.



  
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