Nicole Salazar-Austin Receives Award for TB-HIV Research
Nicole Salazar-Austin, M.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics, has received the 2020 Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize for her promising work to reduce the disease burden of tuberculosis (TB) and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Salazar-Austin leads three outside research programs focused on TB prevention in Ethiopia and South Africa, and she is working to implement public health strategies to eliminate TB, especially in areas highly impacted by HIV. She also is affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research. The Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize, funded by the Steve Lawn Memorial Fund, is awarded annually by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the University of Cape Town and The Lancet.