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Global Health Seminar – Fiscal Decentralization and the HIV Treatment Cascade in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
UGA College of Public Health
Global Health Institute
Fall Seminar Series
Fiscal Decentralization and the HIV Treatment Cascade in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Identifying opportunities to sustain progress made under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Guest Speaker: Tobey Nelson Sapiano, DrPH, MPH, Health Scientist, Division of Global HIV & TB, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Please join us for this virtual seminar on Thursday, November 30 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. Everyone is welcome to attend! Contact Juliet Sekandi for additional information.
Speaker Bio: Tobey Nelson Sapiano, DrPH, MPH, is a global health professional with over 23 years of experience in the development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of domestic and global HIV policy and programs. Tobey has been with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 2007 where she has held multiple positions in the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention and the Global Health Center. Tobey served as the Senior Technical Advisor for HIV Prevention in the CDC South Africa office and as the Associate Director for Management and Operations in the CDC Uganda Office. Additionally, Tobey has contributed to multiple CDC emergency responses, including Ebola, Zika, and the 2019 HIV outbreak response in Cabell County, West Virginia.
Prior to joining CDC, Tobey worked for Population Council and the International Center for Research on Women coordinating their PEPFAR/USAID-funded global HIV portfolios in sub-Saharan Africa. Tobey also spent time at the UN Secretariat in New York City working with the organization UN Women (previously UNIFEM) supporting multilateral HIV initiatives targeted toward women in countries experiencing conflict.
Tobey started her public health career as a Peace Corps community health volunteer in Mali, after which she received her MPH at New York University in 2004. More recently, Tobey successfully defended her doctoral dissertation in the HPAM program in the College of Public Health at UGA.