Dr. Sten Vermund appointed to the Board of ACCESS Health International
ACCESS Health International is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Sten Vermund to our Board. Dr. Vermund is a pediatrician and infectious disease epidemiologist at the Yale School of Public Health. He also serves as President of the Global Virus Network, is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, and is President-Elect of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.
He works in resource-limited settings on maternal, infant, and child health, notably focused on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, COVID-19, and parasitic diseases. Dr. Vermund’s work in implementation science seeks to increase the coverage and quality of infectious and chronic disease services for children and families.
His work on HIV-HPV interactions among women in Bronx methadone programs motivated a change in the 1993 CDC AIDS case surveillance definition and inspired cervical cancer screening programs launched within HIV/AIDS programs around the world.
Dr. Vermund has already been actively involved with ACCESS Health International, serving as a member of the Technical Advisory Group for the Global Learning Collaborative for Health Systems Resilience, and we welcome his future valuable contributions.