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Thursday, March 5 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Keynote Address │ East Ballroom

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The Symposium will begin with welcoming remarks by Dr. Guillermo "Willy" Prado, Dean of the Graduate School. Dr. Hansel Tookes will provide the keynote address with his presentation titled A Decade of Determination: From Capstone to Statewide Law. The session will end with 10 minutes of Q&A moderated by Dr. Perrino.

Hansel Tookes, MD, MPH is Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He joined the faculty in the Division of Infectious Diseases after completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is the Principal Investigator of the UM Harm Reduction Research Group which houses the IDEA Exchange, Miami’s pilot syringe access program. His research interests include behavioral interventions and innovative approaches to HIV prevention. He has received numerous honors including Starbucks Upstander, Miami Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Hero, and SAVE Champion of Equality. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Medical Association and is a delegate to the American Medical Association. Prior to medical school, Dr. Tookes worked in public health. He graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology.

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Hansel Tookes, MD, MPH

Hansel Tookes, MD, MPH is Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He joined the faculty in the Division of Infectious Diseases after completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is the... Read More →



Thursday March 5, 2020 1:00pm - 1:50pm EST
East Ballroom