Arthur Ammann, MD

Title(s)Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine - Pediatrics
    Univeristy of Wisconsin, MadisonFellowshipImmunology
    Univeristy of Minnesota, St PaulFellowshipImmunology
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    Helath and Human Services1994Presidential National AIDS Task Force
    New Jersey College of Medicine2005Outstanding Alumnus.
    Wheaton College 2007Outstanding Alumnus Award for Service to Humanity
    Encore Career Awards2010  - 2011Purpose Prize Fellow
    American Society of Microbiology 2000Heroes in Medicine Award
    Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine2000Honorary Professor
    MedtronicFoundation2013Medtronic Live On. Give On Award for Those Who Give Back
    University of San Francisco2018Honorary Degree. LHD

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    Title: Global Strategies for HIV Prevention

    We serve women and children in the most neglected areas of the world who have limited or no access to modern healthcare. We are committed to transforming these communities by reducing maternal and infant mortality and overcoming barriers to the overall health of women and children.

    From 2001 to 2009 Global Strategies for HIV Prevention co-initiated model HIV programs and trainings with implementing partners in the Dominican Republic, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Liberia. Each model was unique to its regional context and addressed needs identified by the field partners. In addition, Global Strategies for HIV Prevention engaged American communities through Hope Walks events to rally support for programs addressing the health and educational needs of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in seven different countries.

    Working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Global Strategies for HIV Prevention began to collaborate with the International Pediatric Outreach Project (IPOP). Founded in 2002 by Theodore Ruel, M.D. and Sadath Sayeed, M.D., J.D., IPOP's mission was to improve the health of children in under-resourced communities across the globe. IPOP had established hospital nursery projects, rehabilitation initiatives, schools health programs and scholarships for healthcare professionals. In many instances, the groups teamed up to care for individual children. This partnership led to a greater understanding of the complex problems that affected our implementing partners.

    In 2013 Global Strategies for HIV Prevention and IPOP merged. Today, as Global Strategies, we work with field partners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, India and Zimbabwe. At each project site, we work with communities to develop capacity and infrastructure by addressing education and training opportunities in HIV prevention, neonatal care and rehabilitation for life-threatening injuries and congenital disabilities.

    Begin date: July, 2001
    End date: June 30, 2020
    Sponsor: Global Strategies Foundation

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    1. Rationing of Antiretrovirals. A Step Backward. . 2019 10 01; 82(2):e39-e40. Ammann AJ. PMID: 31180998.
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    2. Delivering integrated care after sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. BMJ Glob Health. 2019; 4(1):e001120. Bress J, Kashemwa G, Amisi C, Armas J, McWhorter C, Ruel T, Ammann AJ, Mukwege D, Butler LM. PMID: 30899559.
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    3. Inequalities in clinical research. Lancet. 2016 12 10; 388(10062):2868-2869. Ammann A. PMID: 27979401.
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    4. US clinical-research system in need of review. Nature. 2013 Jun 06; 498(7452):7. Ammann AJ. PMID: 23739388.
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    5. Were the interests of the vulnerable truly served? The predictable failure of HIVIG. . 2012 Sep 01; 61(1):e8-10; author reply e10-2. Ammann AJ, Gough K, Caplan A. PMID: 22918129.
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    6. Optimal versus suboptimal treatment for HIV-infected pregnant women and HIV-exposed infants in clinical research studies. . 2009 Aug 15; 51(5):509-12. Ammann AJ. PMID: 19521253.
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    7. Saving lives globally: Dr. Krim and amfAR. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2006 Jul; 20(7):461-2. Ammann AJ. PMID: 16839241.
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    8. Issues in bringing new drugs to the market. Science. 2005 Dec 02; 310(5753):1425-6; author reply 1425-6. Ammann AJ. PMID: 16329171.
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    9. Completing the public health HIV/AIDS alphabet. PLoS Med. 2005 Jan; 2(1):e28. Ammann A. PMID: 15696208.
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    10. Is the "3 by 5" initiative the best approach to tackling the HIV pandemic? PLoS Med. 2004 Nov; 1(2):e37. Kim JY, Ammann A. PMID: 15578107.
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    11. Preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in a developing country: the Dominican Republic experience. . 2003 Dec 15; 34(5):506-11. Perez-Then E, Peña R, Tavarez-Rojas M, Peña C, Quiñonez S, Buttler M, Ammann A, Hernández W, Goyanes M, Miguez MJ, Shor-Posner G, PMTCT Group . PMID: 14657762.
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    12. Preventing HIV. BMJ. 2003 Jun 21; 326(7403):1342-3. Ammann AJ. PMID: 12816797.
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    13. Association between maternal and infant class I and II HLA alleles and of their concordance with the risk of perinatal HIV type 1 transmission. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2002 Jul 20; 18(11):741-6. Polycarpou A, Ntais C, Korber BT, Elrich HA, Winchester R, Krogstad P, Wolinsky S, Rostron T, Rowland-Jones SL, Ammann AJ, Ioannidis JP, Ariel Project . PMID: 12167265.
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    14. Governments as facilitators or obstacles in the HIV epidemic. BMJ. 2002 Jan 26; 324(7331):184-5. Ammann AJ, Nogueira S. PMID: 11809630.
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