Providing HIV consultation, education and mentoring to healthcare professionals
The AETC Capitol Region Telehealth "Power Podcast" series allows you to listen to experts in the field from your computer or mobile device. Designed for the busy professional, you can learn about cultural competence in the treatment of HIV/AIDS from your office or "On-The-Go."
Clinical and Behavioral Characteristics of Adults Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection: Part I
Case Studies from the HU-CRTP Case Study Bank
About the Speaker
Dr. Janet Blair, PHD, MPH, is an epidemiologist in CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) and has been a Project Officer for the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) since August 2007. She received her B.S. degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California (USC), and her MPH and PhD degrees in Epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health. She began her CDC career in 1998 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer in DHAP and was a staff epidemiologist and Project Officer in DHAP from 2000 – 2003 for numerous domestic HIV/AIDS projects, including the HIV/AIDS Reporting System, the Adult/Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease (ASD) study, and the Supplement to HIV/AIDS Surveillance (SHAS) project.
From 2003-2007, she worked in the Epidemiology Program Office at CDC where she supervised EIS officers assigned to state and local health departments. Prior to joining CDC, she was an epidemiologist in the HIV Epidemiology Program at the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. She has published several articles in the field of HIV/AIDS. Her research interests include women's health, minority health issues, and health disparities.