CROI 2019 Program and Conference Information

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CROI FOUNDATION The CROI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit professional organization that operates exclusively for the charitable and educational purpose of organizing, promoting, and presenting the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Roles and Responsibilities of the CROI Foundation Volunteer Board of Directors • Works closely with the CROI Program Committee (CROI PC) and the CROI Organizer to accomplish the mission of CROI • Approves nominations for members of the CROI PC and the CROI PC Chair and Vice Chairs • Ensures that the CROI PC is responsible for the scientific program content of CROI • Enters into and oversees the partner agreement with the CROI Organizer • Has the sole and absolute discretion to veto any policies, procedures, or actions taken or proposed that would pose a substantial risk of preventing the Foundation at any time from qualifying or continuing to qualify as a 501(c)(3) organization or that might cause the loss of such qualification • Oversees the long-term financial and administrative integrity of CROI

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CROI Foundation Board of Directors Constance A. Benson, MD President University of California San Diego San Diego, CA, United States

Kevin M. De Cock, MD CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention Nairobi, Kenya Scott M. Hammer, MD Columbia University NewYork, NY, United States Sharon L. Hillier, PhD University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, United States JohnW. Mellors, MD University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, United States Robert T. Schooley, MD University of California San Diego La Jolla, CA, United States

John M. Coffin, PhD Secretary-Treasurer Tufts University Boston, MA, United States Elaine J. Abrams, MD

ICAP at Columbia University NewYork, NY, United States Susan P. Buchbinder, MD San Francisco Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA, United States Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, United States


The International Antiviral Society–USA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit professional education organization.The IAS–USA partners with the CROI PC and Foundation to organize CROI.The mission of the IAS–USA is to improve the prevention, treatment, care, and quality of life for people with or at risk of HIV, hepatitis C virus, or other viral infections through high-quality, relevant, balanced, and needs-oriented education and information for practitioners and scientists who are actively involved in medical care and research.

Executive Director: Donna M. Jacobsen Address: 425 California Street, Suite 1450 San Francisco, CA 94104-2120 Phone: 415-544-9400 Website:

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