McGill Minorities Rock! – Dr. Nitika Pant Pai

McGill has some of the brightest minds in the world.  Therefore, it comes as no surprise when one of us makes the news.  The Montreal Gazette recently featured one of our own who is making big waves in the field of HIV testing in the developing world.

Meet Dr. Nitika Pant Pai

Photo from Dr. Pant Pai's website

Dr. Pant Pai and her team have developed an app which helps people get the information they need as they navigate the somewhat frightening world of HIV testing.  In the developing world, information can be hard to come by, and the stigma associated with the virus is a strong deterrent to seeking help.

Through her research, Dr. Pant Pai is looking at innovative ways to address some of the issues surrounding the detection HIV and STIs and the prevention of their transmission.  Read more about her work on her website.

 

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