The International AIDS Society (IAS) is pleased to announce that seven young investigators have been chosen, one from each Program Track, to receive a special award. The presentation of the IAS awards will be made during the Closing Ceremony on Friday at Midday, immediately following the Rapporteur Sessions, at the Palau St Jordi.
The awards go to the authors chosen among the highest-scoring abstracts submitted by young investigators in each track. The awardees will receive a diploma and a grant of US$500 each as a token of appreciation. Please join us in congratulating them: we wish them well in their continued HIV/AIDS research and other activities.
The winners are: Track A: David H O’Connor, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Track B: Sherene S Min, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Track C: Le Thuy Lan Thao, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Track D: D Koumavi Ekouevi, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Track E: Megan S Dunbar, Harare, Zimbabwe; Track F: Francois-Xavier Bagnoud, Luweero, Uganda; Track G: Valeria Oliveira-Cruz, London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
AIDS 2002 Conference News produced by Health & Development Networks/Key Correspondent Team