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BBA Breakfast: Featuring Dr. Robert R. Redfield, CDC Director
UGA Terry College of Business Buckhead
3475 Lenox Road, Live Oak Square
Atlanta, GA 30326
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EDT
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BBA Breakfast

The BBA breakfast meeting on October 11 will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at UGA's Terry College of Business in Buckhead and feature a well known speaker from the community.  Past speakers have included business and civic leaders, authors, entertainers and representatives from some of the City’s finest cultural establishments.  Networking takes place beginning at 7:30 a.m. with a call to order promptly at 7:55 a.m.

Join us for our breakfast on Thursday, October 11 featuring Dr. Robert R. Redfield, CDC Director at UGA's Terry College of Business in Buckhead
Parking is located in the Live Oak Square Parking Deck on Kingsboro Road. After turning off of Lenox Road, the parking deck entrance will be on your left. Entrance to the lobby level is on the fourth level of the parking garage.

The BBA Community Alliance committee is collecting gently used coats and jackets and new socks for Atlanta Union Mission. Please bring your donation to the BBA breakfast on October 11!

Members: $20 Pre-Registration, $25 at the Door
Non-Members: $25
Pre-Registration is required to guarantee a seat

About Robert R. Redfield, MD

Robert R. Redfield, MD, is the 18th Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. He has been a public health leader actively engaged in clinical research and clinical care of chronic human viral infections and infectious diseases, especially HIV, for more than 30 years.

He served as the founding director of the Department of Retroviral Research within the U.S. Military’s HIV Research Program, and retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Following his military service, he co-founded the University of Maryland’s Institute of Human Virology with Dr. William Blattner and Dr. Robert C. Gallo and served as the Chief of Infectious Diseases and Vice Chair of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Redfield made several important early contributions to the scientific understanding of HIV, including the demonstration of the importance of heterosexual transmission, the development of the Walter Reed staging system for HIV infection, and the demonstration of active HIV replication in all stages of HIV infection.

In addition to his research work, Dr. Redfield oversaw an extensive clinical program providing HIV care and treatment to more than 5,000 patients in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. community.

Dr. Redfield served as a member of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS from 2005 to 2009, and was appointed as Chair of the International Subcommittee from 2006 to 2009.

He is a past member of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council at the National Institutes of Health, the Fogarty International Center Advisory Board at the National Institutes of Health, and the Advisory Anti-Infective Agent Committee of the Food and Drug Administration.