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John W. Mellors

John W. Mellors BA, MD

Chief, Chair, Professor | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania    United States of America
Infectious Disease
Special Lecture: Prospects And Strategies For An Infectious Disease,...More
Spoken at 2 events

Biography :

Dr John W. Mellors is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr Mellors serves as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board at Gilead Sciences Inc. and the HIV Scientific Advisory Board of Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. He also serves as a Member of the US Public Health Service Panel on Clinical Practices for the Treatment of HIV Infection and the International AIDS Society-USA Panel on HIV drug resistance. Dr Mellors serves as an Executive Director of the HIV Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), which provides comprehensive primary care and access to clinical trials for HIV-infected individuals. Dr. Mellors also served as a Members of Clinical Advisory Board at Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Specialties

Infectious Disease

Interested Topics

Special Lecture: Prospects and Strategies for an HIV Cure , Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS, Antiviral Therapy, HIV Infection, Pathology, Microbiology, Clinical Trials

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Languages

English

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MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board

Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

MD/DO Requirement:

CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00

A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:

(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.

Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:

(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).