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Third Coast CFAR Seminar: Jessica Ridgeway, MD, MS & Chad J. Achenbach, MD, MPH

Join our partners, the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research in Chicago for their bi-monthly seminar. 

Jessica Ridgway, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
University of Chicago Medicine

Chad J Achenbach, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Preventive Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Using Electronic Medical Record Data for HIV Research: Resources at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago

12pm - 1:00pm CT


About Dr. Ridgway:
Dr. Ridgway’s primary research focus is the impact of technology on healthcare epidemiology, particularly the use of informatics in infection control and prevention. She develops and studies syndromic surveillance algorithms using electronic health records. She also has a particular interest in the epidemiology of multidrug-resistant bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and multidrug-resistant Gram-negative organism.

About Dr. Achenbach: 
Dr. Chad Achenbach is an Assistant Professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for Global Health. Dr. Achenbach is a specialist in Infectious Diseases with clinical interests in the treatment of HIV infection and co-infections. He is currently participating in several research projects and training programs through the Center for Global Health, including PEPFAR Nigeria, NU AITRP and the Eramune study.