Dr. Anne Rompalo to Receive 2016 Distinguished Career Award of the American STD Association
Dr. Anne Rompalo will be awarded the 2016 Distinguished Career Award of the American STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) Association. This award is presented annually to recognize a career of accomplishment in research, service and teaching in sexually transmitted infections. Dr. Rompalo’s career in STDs began during her fellowship in the early 1980s at the University of Washington, and she has been a faculty member at Hopkins since 1988. She is internationally known for her work in describing the gay bowel syndrome (proctitis enteritis), and her clinical research on syphilis and genital ulcer diseases, the relationship between STDs and HIV, and HIV prevention. She has been the PI of the CDC funded Baltimore HIV/STD Prevention Center since 1992, and is well known for her teaching enthusiasm.
The award will be presented in September at the 2016 STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.