in HIV Testing" Is
Focus of Lecture March 30
Windsor, N.J. - Dr. Sindy M. Paul, medical director of the New Jersey
Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) in the Division
of HIV/AIDS Services, will discuss "Innovations in HIV Testing"
on Tuesday, March 30 at 12 noon. Dr. Paul's lecture will take place
in the Communications Building, CM 109, on MCCC's West
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Free and open to the public,
her talk is part of Mercer's Distinguished Lecture Series for the
Spring 2010 semester.
Board certified in public health and general preventive medicine,
Dr. Paul has more than 20 years of experience in infectious disease
epidemiology. In addition to her NJDHSS post, she is an associate
professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Dr. Paul has co-authored and edited two books, published over 140
articles, and presented numerous papers at scientific conferences
as an invited lecturer. Many of her articles and presentations provide
information on rapid HIV testing. She is an editorial board member
for Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and the Journal of
Medical Licensure and Discipline.
Paul is a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
task force that developed "Rapid HIV Antibody Testing During Labor
and Delivery for Women of Unknown HIV Status: A Practical Guide and Model
Protocol," a member of the CDC-Association of Public Health Laboratories
Point-of Care Testing Algorithms Workgroup, and a member of the American
Board of Preventative Medicine Certifying Examination Committee, just
to name a few groups. She is a past Public Health Regent for the American
College of Preventive Medicine and past president of the New Jersey Board
of Medical Examiners.
Dr. Paul graduated from Bryn Mawr College magna cum laude with honors
in Biology and from Temple University School of Medicine with honors.
She earned a master's degree in Public Health from the New Jersey Graduate
Program in Public Health and certification from the CDC/University of
California Public Health Leadership Institute.
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