School Of Nursing Annual Event Reveals The Faces Of Aids In Developing
October 1, 2003 --
WHAT: Zula Mae Baber Bice Memorial Lecture presented by Mary Ann
Leeper, M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
“ The Faces of AIDS: Issues of Prevention and Treatment in Developing
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Jordan Hall Auditorium, Jordan Hall Conference Center, U.Va.
In-depth roundtable discussion to follow
Oct. 15, 2-3 p.m.
School of Nursing, McLeod Hall, Room 5044
Ann Leeper, a leader in the development of pharmaceuticals and
that address global women’s health issues, will discuss AIDS
in developing countries at the University of Virginia School of Nursing’s
annual Zula Mae Baber Bice Memorial Lecture on Oct. 15.
entrepreneur who has launched several companies, including the
Female Health Co., Leeper also has extensive experience
medical devices and gaining regulatory approvals.
directed the global development and launch of The Female Condom™ – the
first and only STD prevention method under a woman’s control
approved by various health regulatory agencies around the world
since the HIV/AIDS epidemic
was realized more than 20 years ago.
more that 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS, more than 30
million dead of AIDS
and predictions of up to 100 million
there is a need not only to understand the implications of
this plague to world society but also to determine ways to deter
presentation will address HIV/AIDS today in order to bring a
better understanding of the experience of AIDS and
how governments — including the United States — global
public health agencies, nongovernmental agencies, corporations
and individuals are dealing with the crisis. The discussion
will include approaches to prevention
Bice Lecture is free and open to the public. Paid parking is
available in the hospital visitors’ garage.
For more information, call (434) 924-0138.
lecture is named in memory of Zula Mae Baber Bice, who died in
1975. A former
acting dean and nursing faculty
professional contributions to U.Va.’s School of Nursing.
Lee Graves, (434) 924-6857