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Understanding HIV

Dec 03, 2019

View Dr Van Dam participate in a discussion on FOX 8 news about HIV and encouraging everyone to be tested. 

Infection Prevention: Latest in HIV prevention and Treatment

Dec 03, 2018

View Dr Van Dam and Dr Snider participate in a discussion on FOX 8 news about PrEP and how taking 1 pill a day can prevent the transmission of HIV by 92%. 

End of HIV Transmission

Nov 14, 2018

U.S. health officials and HIV experts are beginning to talk about a future in which transmission in the United States could be halted. And that future, they say, could come not within a generation, but in the span of just a few years. READ MORE


Happy Birthday RCID

Apr. 1, 2016

For 5 years, RCID has found a home in the Wendover Medical Center building. Since moving from Moses Cone Hospital Internal Medicine Clinic in 2011, the center has grown to 5 providers and 16 clinical and support staff. Alongside our agency partners, the team looks forward to continued growth and care integration over the next 5 years. 


Cone Health Teams Help Shape Future of HIV Treatment

Aug. 6, 2015

For 25 years, Cone Health has been part of international research efforts to help people with HIV live longer and healthier lives. The work has turned a diagnosis that was a death sentence 30 years ago into a treatable, lifelong condition – much like diabetes is today. Fifteen different HIV trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and four other industry-sponsored trials are now... READ MORE (INCLUDES VIDEO)...



The Regional Center for

Infectious Disease Hits Care Milestone

Sept. 10, 2013

The Cone Health Regional Center for Infectious Disease has hit a milestone when it comes to the care of people with HIV. An important indicator of the health of a person with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is better than national averages and among the best in the state. READ MORE...



Cone Health Opens Second Clinic

for International Travelers

Aug. 16, 2013

“Travel preparation usually focuses on what to bring, who will take care of the pets, etc. and we overlook one of the most important parts of travel -- how to prevent illnesses,” says Dr. Robert Comer of the new Regional Center for Infectious Disease Travel Clinic. “Our focus is to keep you well by providing country-specific information on disease outbreaks and safety issues in addition to the necessary pre-travel immunizations.” READ MORE...



Regional Center for Infectious Disease

Participates in Global Trial on HIV/AIDS

Aug. 18, 2011

“While it is clearly better and safer for HIV infected patients to start antivirals well before their immune systems become compromised, even the experts cannot agree upon exactly what time point infected patients should start,” explains Kees Van Dam, M.D., principal investigator for the study at the Regional Center for Infectious Disease at Cone Health. “We believe the study will definitively answer this question and many others as we enter a new era of HIV care in the 21st century.” READ MORE...



New Center Improves AIDS Care

March 11, 2011

A new facility and new approach promises to greatly improve care for people with HIV, AIDS and other infectious diseases. Moses Cone Health System is joining three other agencies in setting up the Regional Center for Infectious Disease. READ MORE...


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