Plenary Speakers

Opening Plenary | Building a Status Neutral World: Harmonizing the Missions of HIV and STD Control – Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH

Monday, August 27, 2018, 5pm – 6:20 pm

Demetre Daskalakis

Demetre Daskalakis is the Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  He received his medical education from NYU School of Medicine and completed his residency training in 2003 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He also completed Clinical Infectious Disease fellowships at the Brigham and Women’s Massachusetts General Hospital combined program. He received his Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He has been a career-long physician activist in the area of HIV treatment and prevention among LGBT people.