• Subcommittee Chair – Tobi-Velicia Johnson, MPH
  • Board Member Liaison – Catherine A. Counard, MD, MPH


The mission of the NIPHC STI/HIV Subcommittee of the Infectious Disease Committee is to coordinate and improve the identification, reporting, investigation, control, and prevention of sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and the human immunodeficiency virus - through planning, training and event response in the region.

Top Activities

  • Work with IDPH HIV/STI sections to compile a comprehensive and centralized HIV and Syphilis database and data sharing tool
  • Develop an action plan for addressing the issues of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea and disparities among minority groups with respect to STI/HIV cases

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