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Recent Presentations

Presented at the NIH-IEEE 2015 Strategic Conference on Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technolgies for Precision Medicine, Bethesda, MD, November 9-10, 2015.

PDF of "State of Clinical Diagnostics for STIs"


NIH-IEEE Conference


Presented at the National Coalition of STD Directors 2015 Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA, October 27-30, 2015.

PDF of "Pointing the Way Into the Future for Diagnostics for STIs"

Pointing Into the Future

Presented at the 2015 World STI & HIV Congress, Brisbane, Australia, September 13-15, 2015.

PDF of "Performance of Self-collected penile swabs for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Mycoplasma genitalium"

Self-collected penile swabs

ADVANCE Webinar, presented by Dr. Charlotte Gaydos on August 19, 2015.

PDF of "Tricks for the Trade for Trichomonas"

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Tricks for the Trade for Trichomonas

Presented to the Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, July 23, 2015.

PDF of "POC Tests for STIs: Can We Point to Over the Counter (OTC)"

Gaydso_FDA Lecture

PDF of IUSTI-North America Update, June 2015


IUSTI-NA June 2015

Clinical Lab Products Webcast, presented by Dr. Charlotte Gaydos on June 25, 2015.

PDF of "Trichomonas: The Forgotten STI"

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Trich: The Forgotten STI

Presented at 115th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA, May 30-June 2, 2015.

PDF of "What is the Point in POC Testing for STIs?"

What is the Point_ASM 2015

Presented at NIBIB POCTRN Science Symposium, Boston, MA, May 19, 2015.

PDF of "Trichomonas POC tests performed by the patient"

TV POCT Patient Performed

Sixth Annual Sexual and Reproductive Health Webinar, Center for STI Prevention at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, April 15, 2015.

PDF of "STI Guidelines: New Treatment, New Challenges"

STI Guidelines: New Treatment, New Challenges

National Association of County & City Health Officials, Invited Lecture, presented March 17, 2015.

PDF of "Point of Care Testing Updates"

NACCHO lecture

U.S. Indian Health Service Webinar, presented February 4, 2015)

PDF of "Providing Discrete and Reliable STD Testing in Alaska Via a Web-Based At-Home Service"



Presented at National Coalition of STD Directors 2014 Annual Meeting, Alexandria, VA, October 28-31, 2014.

PDF of "Challenges and Opportunities in the Evolving Role of STD Diagnostics"

2014 NCSD Annual Meeting

National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) and American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) Webinar.
Presented on August 27, 2014.

Recorded webinar can be found at

PDF of "Point of Care Testing for STIs: Where are We Going"

NCSD Webinar