Since 1979, the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins (formerly the Region III STD/HIV Prevention Training Center), in partnership with the Baltimore City Health Department, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has offered clinical training to health care providers offering services to individuals infected with or at risk for infection with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV. Classes highlight STD medical management and STD/HIV control and prevention. The PTC at Johns Hopkins encompasses Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, and the PTC is one of 1 of 8 regional centers serving the Nation.
Anne M. Rompalo, MD, ScM
Anne M. Rompalo, MD, ScM is a Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases with joint appointments in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Departments of Epidemiology; Molecular Microbiology and Immunology; and Population, Family and Reproductive Health. She is recognized as a skilled clinical provider and teacher; a noted scholar in the field of Infectious Disease; and, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
Dr. Rompalo has been the Medical Director of the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins (PTC) for more than 20 years. She has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, several chapters, is an editor and expert reviewer for several journals and serves on multiple national and international advisory, conference and scientific committees.
As an educator, Dr. Rompalo has taught classes throughout the World in countries like China, Malaysia, Malawi, and Uganda to name a few. She is enjoys a reputation as a dynamic speaker and is frequently invited to present to groups in the United States and internationally.
Seema Nayak, MD
Seema Nayak, MD is a faculty member of the JHU School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and is an experienced reproductive/sexual health services provider for HIV and other STI care. Although Dr. Nayak has only been a member of the PTC faculty for a year, she receives high marks for her presentations. In addition to her PTC faculty work, Dr. Nayak sits on the Clinical Issues Committee.
Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD
Khalil Ghanem is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and in the Division of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is the Deputy Director of Education for the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. His research focuses on genitourinary infections- in particular syphilis and the vaginal microbiome. He was a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the development of the 2010 and 2015 Adult Syphilis Treatment Guidelines, and is an Associate Editor of the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Barbara E. Wilgus MSN, CRNP
Barbara Wilgus is the Program Administrator for the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins as of April 2016, and has been a member of Senior Staff in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine since 1997. She is a certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Reproductive Health, STIs, and HIV. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 1995. During her time at Johns Hopkins, she has provided STI treatment and HIV medical management for patients at Baltimore City Health Department, and has also been research clinician for studies including HPV treatment vaccine trials and vaginal microbiome cohorts. She has provided HIV primary care for women at the Johns Hopkins Moore Clinic since 2000, and currently serves as a preceptor and clinical mentor within the HIV Primary Care Certificate Program of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.
Jeanne Hoover has been the Training Coordinator for the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins (PTC) since 1995. She was a Disease Intervention Specialist for seven years and served as a supervisor with a staff of 6 employees for four years with the Baltimore City Health Department. She is currently a member of the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association. She is a member of several local, state and national advisory committees; coordinates efforts with other regional and national training programs; and, collaborates with health departments, academic institutions and other agencies to enhance program and training services and to build professional service capacity.
M. Terry Hogan, MPH
M. Terry Hogan was the Administrator for the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins (PTC) since 1990 till 2016. She was a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health and has been teaching the STIs in Public Health Practice Course, both on site and online, for more than 10 years. Ms. Hogan has been recognized for her experience and expertise in the development and facilitation of local, regional, national and international needs assessment surveys, in the acquisition of continuing education approvals, in the development of curricula and in the presentation of training for health care professionals. She is a member of several local, state and national advisory committees; coordinates efforts with other regional and national training programs; and, collaborates with health departments, academic institutions and other agencies to enhance program and training services and to build professional service capacity.
Bambi Hamby works as the Administrative Secretary for the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins. She is responsible for class facilitation and preparation, collecting data and works with the CDC data manager. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of Central Florida in Sociology and Interpersonal Communication. She also does outreach in the LGBTQ and Kink communities regarding consent and safer sex practices.