We are pleased to announce Johns Hopkins PTC Medical Director, Dr. Anne Rompalo, is the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Career Award of the American STD Association!
Dr. Rompalo is a Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and has joint appointments in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology and at the School of Public Health in the Divisions of Epidemiology, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Population, Family and Reproductive Health. She is Medical Director of the CDC-sponsored Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)/HIV Prevention Training Center (PTC) at Johns Hopkins and works as an expert consultant to the American Indian Outreach Program. She was previously the Medical Director of the Male Family Planning Training Center, the chair of the Women’s Task Force at JHU School of Medicine, the Medical Director of the Baltimore City Health Department’s STD Clinics, and Principal Investigator of the Baltimore site for the HIV Epidemiology Research Study (HERS), a 9 year longitudinal observation study of HIV infected women. She has more than 30 years of experience as a lecturer in the field of STD and HIV and is recognized as an international authority. Since 1998, Dr. Rompalo has been an expert consultant, presenter and rapporteur for the CDC STD Treatment Guidelines; she formulated the Health Resources and Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau response to the national syphilis elimination plan; consulted with the CDC in developing the Program Operations Guidelines for STD Prevention; and, continues to develop curriculum for the National Network of Prevention Training Centers.
The award will be presented during the annual Awards Luncheon at 2016 STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta, September 20-23.