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Dawne DiOrio Rekas

Dawne DiOrio Rekas

drekas@indiana.edu
(812) 855-3627
PH 116

Education
  • M.P.A. 2001
  • B.A. 1985
Background

Public Health Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, 2001 - present

Maine Department of Human Services, Bureau of Health, Augusta, Maine, Health Program Manager, Sexually Transmitted Disease and HIV Counseling & Testing, 1989-1996

Member, CDC External Work group to revise Partner Services Program guidelines, 2007

Former Member, Monroe County, Indiana, Board of Health

Current Member, Monroe County Community School Corporation, Comprehensive Health Issues Commitee

Awards and Honors



Indiana University, School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Jessie Devitte Scholarship Award, 2001

Public Employees Roundtable Scholarship, Washington, DC, 2000-2001

Indiana University, School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Teaching Assistantship, 2000-2001

Indiana University, School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Graduate Assistantship, 1999-2000

Distinctive Scoring (top 20% of U.S. applicants), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Sexually Transmitted Disease Accelerated Campaign, 1994

Recent Presentations



"How One State Has Operationalized Program Collaboration and Service Integration", CDC National STD Conference, 2010

"Tangled Up in the Web: Responding to Criminal Transmission of HIV Occurring on an Internet Sex Site", XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2006

"Syphillis Interviewing: Opportunity for Identification of Undiagonosed HIV Infection", Centers for Disease Control & Prevention National STD Prevention Conference, 2006

"We Can't Afford it, but Can We Afford Not to? Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Rapid HIV Test Implimentation in an STD Clinic", Centers for Disease Control & Prevention National HIV Prevention Conference, 2005

"Assessment of Prenatal Syphillis Screening in a High Morbidity Area", Centers for Disease Control & Prevention National STD Conference, 2002

"Use of Street Intercept Interviews to Assess Most-At-Risk Populations Recall of a Multimedia Syphillis Elimination Campaign", Centers for Disease Control & Prevention National STD Conference, 2002

"Prevention Effectiveness Assessment of Hepatitis C Screening & Treatment for Injection Drug Users in a STD Clinic/HIV Counseling & Testing Setting", Centers for Disease Control & Prevention National HIV Prevention Conference, 2001

"Assessment of Cost Benefit and Prevention Effectiveness of HCV Screening & Treatment Program for Injection Drug Users", Centers for Disease Control & Prevention National STD Prevention Conference, 2000