Keynote Speakers

Monica Gandhi

Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Monica Gandhi MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also the Director of the UCSF Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and the Medical Director of the HIV Clinic ("Ward 86") at San Francisco General Hospital. Her research focuses on HIV treatment and prevention optimization, long-acting ART and PrEP, HIV and women, and adherence measurement and interventions. 
Teymur Noori

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Expert in HIV and Migrant Health 

Teymur Noori is a psychologist and works at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) as an expert on monitoring an evaluation. He is primarily responsible for monitoring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals as they pertain to HIV in Europe and Central Asia. Teymur also leads ECDC work on migrant health and infectious diseases. 

Cesare di Feliciantonio

Sapienza University of Rome

Cesare Di Feliciantonio (he/him) is Researcher in Economic and Political Geography at Sapienza University of Rome, specializing in geographies of sexualities, HIV, and housing and urban geographies. He is one of the editors of Social & Cultural Geography. He has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals. He is currently working on a monograph and two co-edited handbooks, including the new Routledge Handbook of Sexualities and Space.
Marit van Gils

Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, the NetherlandsDept Medical Microbiology and Infection Prevention 

Dr. Marit van Gils is focused on understanding how vaccines induce protective antibodies against viral infections, including HIV and more recently, coronaviruses. She completed her Ph.D., and postdoctoral research at the University of Amsterdam and partly at Scripps Research, San Diego, USA. Her discoveries have informed next-generation HIV vaccine designs.

Jennifer Hoy
Alfred Health and Monash University

Jenny is an Infectious Diseases physician and Director of HIV Medicine at Alfred Health and Monash University. She is active in both patient care and HIV research, especially the understanding of the prevention and management of comorbidities associated with ageing and HIV. She is passionate about quality of care for people with HIV, and Quality of Life experienced by people with HIV. 

We acknowledge that the conference is being held the traditional lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' continuing connection to land, water, and community and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. ASHM acknowledges Sovereignty in this country has never been ceded. It always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.