ID News & Spotlights
As the United States reaches a grim milestone of one million COVID deaths, cases continue to rise in Massachusetts. Dr. Sabrina Assoumou, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, joined Liz Neisloss to discuss what we can expect in the weeks and months ahead. Use this Link to Access Clip:... More
New BU Study Has Some Answers
Check Out Dr. Assoumou’s latest: Addressing Inaccurate and Misleading Information about Biological Threats through Scientific Collaboration and Coordination
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to participate in the following workshop last week April 6th-8th 2022. It was such an honor to be able to participate in a national conversation and provide advice to different government agencies. Click below for more information:
The Boston Globe: Should you get that second booster shot? Here’s what you need to know. Sabrina Assoumou, MD, MPH, infectious diseases, BMC; Louis W. Sullivan, MD Professor of Medicine, BUSM https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/04/06/nation/should-you-get-that-second-booster-shot-heres-what-you-need-know/
Dr. Archana Asundi & BU CME office have worked together to create another educational program centered around HIV, aging, and cardiovascular health. We recently created another online program covering additional topics related to HIV and aging – this module is now available at the links included below. Presenting faculty include Dr. More
Congratulations to Jeffrey Kuniholm for successfully defending his Ph.D. Dissertation Intragenic Proviral Elements Support Transcription of Defective HIV-1 Proviruses Jeffrey Kuniholm has also been selected to be the Ph.D. commencement speaker.
Health and wellness experts share how their research ties to this year’s theme, the progress that has been made, and the important work that still needs to be done. Check out more by linking the heart below:
The Massachusetts Community Engagement Alliance (MA-CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities, led by Dr. Benjamin Linas and team at Boston Medical Center, is part of a nationwide initiative funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our mission has 3 pillars: 1) building confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics, including tackling mis- and disinformation, 2) promoting health equity... More
As a component of the CID’s quality improvement project on cardiovascular health for patients living with HIV, Dr. Archana Asundi and the BU CME Office created patient education videos, and built a companion provider website (https://cme.bu.edu/AgingWell) with tips on accessing the ASCVD risk score, statin initiation, performance data, and more!
Dr. Sabrina Assoumou has been named in the 2022 List of Top Doctors in the Boston Area by Boston Maganize Read more: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2022/01/25/top-doctors-boston-area/