Published Date: 09/01/2022
Expiration Date: 06/06/2025
Diagnosis and Management of STIs in Pregnancy: In this presentation, Dr. Amy Harrington reviews the epidemiology of STIs in pregnancy. Dr. Harrington describes the potential effects of STIs on the developing pregnancy, and identifies specific treatment recommendations for STIs in pregnancy.
Congenital Syphilis on the Rise: A Focus on New York State: In this presentation, Rachel Hart-Malloy and Wilson Miranda from the New York State Department of Health Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology describe trends in congenital syphilis cases in New York State. They describe the effects of congenital syphilis, the rates of congenital syphilis among special populations, and review methods for contacting the New York State CEI Congenital Syphilis Prevention Program.
Wilson Miranda, MPH has worked in public health for over 18 years, with a primary focus on communicable diseases in particular TB, HIV, and STIs. He currently serves as the head of surveillance and special projects in the Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology, at the New York State Health Department AIDS Institute. In this role, he is responsible for oversight of statewide STI surveillance and research, partner services related surveillance collaborations, and system enhancements and efficiencies. Current priorities include highlighting the intersectionality of social determinants of health with STI transmissions.
Rachel Hart-Malloy, PhD, MPH has worked in the field of public health for over15 years, with a predominate focus on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, and Hepatitis C virus (HCV)epidemiology, surveillance, evaluation, policy and programming. She currently serves as the Director of the Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology, at the New York State Health Department’s AIDS Institute. In this role, she provides oversight of sexual health programming, policy, surveillance and research through the lens of sexual health promotion and equity. Dr. Hart-Malloy additionally serves as an Assistant Professor at the University at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics since 2012, and an associated faculty member with the Center for Collaborative HIV Research in Policy and Practice since 2018