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Person named to HIV leadership role

Sep. 22, 2023, 9:26 AM

Anna Person, MD

by Paul Govern

Infectious diseases specialist Anna Person, MD, associate professor of Medicine, has been named to a four-year term as vice-chair of the board of the HIV Medicine Association  (HIVMA).

Aligned with the Infectious Diseases Society of America, HIVMA, according to its website, “represents the interests of HIV health care providers and researchers and their patients by promoting quality in HIV care and advocating for policies that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice.”

A researcher and clinician, Person sees patients at the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. She also directs education and faculty development in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

After graduating from Macalister College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Person earned an MD at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., followed by an internal medicine residency at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and, also at Duke, a fellowship in infectious diseases. She joined VUMC in 2010.

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