2015 World STI & HIV Congress and Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference
 
David Lewis

David is Director of the Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre and Professor at the University of Sydney.  Until recently, he held the position of Head of the Centre for HIV and STIs at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in South Africa.  His research interests focus on gonorrhoea, genital ulcer disease, outreach STI services and men’s sexual health.  He serves at the current President of the International Union against STIs (IUSTI).  He is a Deputy Editor for Sexually Transmitted Infections and also a Joint Editor for Sexual Health.  He frequently assists the World Health Organization as a Technical Advisor in matters related to STI treatment guidelines, the proposed 2016-2025 STI strategy, point-of-care diagnostic tests and the Gonococcal Antimicrobial Susceptibility Programme.  Outside of work, David is an avid photographer and traveller.  David Lewis will be presenting the Gollow Lecture this year titled "The many facets of Haemophilus ducreyi infection: a multidisciplinary look at an evolving pathogen".