Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa: Did Prior Evidence Support Ebola Virus Disease Existence in Liberia?


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Mission Hall, Room 2700
550 16th Street, San Francisco

Stephen B. Kennedy, MD, MPH, FLCP, FWACP

Dr. Stephen Kennedy was trained in general medicine, infectious disease epidemiology and biomedical research, and international health in Liberia, Zambia and the United States. He has nearly 20 years' experience in public health, prevention research, biomedical and clinical-based research, and clinical trials in HIV/AIDS, STDs, malaria, tuberculosis, community health, and Ebola virus disease.

He is currently Liberia's PI and Lead Scientist for the EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) Vaccine Clinical Trial of the Liberia-US Joint Clinical Research Program of the Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccines in Liberia (PREVAIL); co-PI for a 3-country EVD vaccine clinical trail (PREVAC) of a multi-national consortium of most-affected countries; Associate Co-PI for a therapeutic trial among male EVD survivors in Liberia; Technical Lead for Research & Capacity Enhancement for the West African Taskforce for the Control of Emerging & Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (WATER).