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Rules of the Association

The BHIVA Rules of the Association were last updated on 13 November 2015.
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Officers

Dr David Asboe - Chair
Dr David Asboe is Clinical Director of HIV Medicine and Sexual Health at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. He has been Chair of the British HIV Association since 2013 and is also Convenor of the Diploma HIV Medicine exam run by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. He was elected as BHIVA Chair in 2013 for a 3-year term.

Dr Adrian Palfreeman - Vice Chair
Dr Adrian Palfreeman is a Consultant Physician in GU medicine at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Dr Palfreeman is on the BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee and is vice-chair of the Guidelines Subcommittee. He was elected as BHIVA Honorary Secretary in 2012 for a 3-year term. He was elected as BHIVA Vice Chair in 2013 for a 3-year term.

Dr Annemiek de Ruiter - Honorary Secretary
Dr Annemiek de Ruiter is a Consultant Physician in HIV/GUM at St Thomas' Hospital, London and has managed HIV-positive patients for over 20 years, specialising in the management of pregnant women with HIV. She has published extensively, formed local and national networks, collaborated widely, advised at a national level, lectured nationally and internationally and led the development of the BHIVA 2012 pregnancy guidelines which were also then updated in 2014. She sits on the Conferences and Guidelines BHIVA Subcommittees. She was elected as BHIVA Honorary Secretary in 2015 for a 3-year term.

Dr Duncan Churchill - Honorary Treasurer
Dr Duncan Churchill has been a Consultant in GU/HIV Medicine at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton since 1999, and Lead Consultant for over 7 years. He trained at Oxford, The Middlesex Hospital, and at St. Mary’s. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the British HIV Association from 1996-2004, and is Chair of the BHIVA treatment guidelines writing group and Chair of the BHIVA Guidelines Subcommittee. He was elected as BHIVA Honorary Treasurer in 2014 for a 3-year term.

 

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