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The Regional Medical Liaison plays a key role in providing clinical support for clinical research sites (CRSs) implementing HIV vaccine & prevention trials of the HVTN in Southern Africa. The position is based in Southern Africa and is part of the Clinical Development Unit, Core Operations Center of the NIH-funded HIV Vaccine Trials Network. The Regional Medical Liaison is a resource for CRS staff and other Core Operations staff based in Southern Africa, and is a liaison between Southern Africa-based clinical CRS staff, Seattle-based Clinical Safety Specialists and Clinical Trials Physicians, and the HVTN Leadership. The main responsibilities of the position are to be involved in the safety monitoring of HVTN trials being conducted in the region.
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