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Conversations with City Breakfast Series featuring Stephen W. Nicholas

Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Conversations with City Breakfast Series featuring Stephen W. Nicholas

Conversations with City Breakfast Series 


Dr. Stephen W. Nicholas 

Thursday, October 29, 2015 
8:00 AM Breakfast  
8:45-10:00 AM Discussion 
The University Club, 1 West 54th Street (at 5th Avenue), New York City  
RSVP by October 22nd 

Nicholas   Dr. Stephen W. Nicholas, a professor of pediatrics and public health at Columbia University, is a pioneer in the care of HIV-infected children and their families and an advocate for the medically underserved in Harlem, Washington Heights, and the Dominican Republic, where his work has primarily taken place over the past 30 years. He has created innovative community-based educational experiences for medical, public health, dental and nursing students.  He was director of pediatrics at Harlem Hospital Center from 1999-2006.   

In 1999, Dr. Nicholas founded the Columbia University IFAP Global Health Program, which introduced the first AIDS treatment for pregnant women (1999) and long-term AIDS care and treatment for families (2004) in the Dominican Republic. The program played a central role in the creation of the D.R.’s national AIDS program and the dramatic decrease in the country’s rate of mother-to-child HIV transmission.   
Dr. Nicholas is currently the Associate Dean for Admissions and Chairman of the Admissions Committee at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  He remains actively involved in global health education and serves as the director of the global health research track.  He is a member of the Steering Committee, New York State Advisory Panel on the Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission (2010-present), and former Chairman, Committee for the Care of HIV-infected Children and Adolescents, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute (1994-95).
Please note that the University Club requires business attire for all guests, and specifically jackets and ties for male guests.