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20th Annual World AIDS Day Symposium

Friday, November 30, 2018

8:30am -3:00pm
Bioinformatics Building 1131, UNC Campus

Lunch will be provided - Registration is required - Admission is free

World AIDS Day, started in 1988, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, increase awareness, combat stigma, and improve education. The World AIDS Day Symposium features presentations by UNC faculty members, expert research and medical professionals, and panel discussions. The event is sponsored by the UNC Center for AIDS Research and the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases.

Detailed Schedule Coming Soon! 

Registration 8:00AM-8:30AM

Morning Session: HIV and Health in the Transgender Community 8:30AM-12:00PM

8:30-8:40am            Introduction - Ames Simmons,Esq, Director of Transgender Policy, Equality North Carolina  

8:40-9:20am            Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, UNC Chapel Hill

9:20-10:00am          Wesley Thompson, MHS, PA-C, Ballantyne Family Medicine, Charlotte 

10:00-10:40am        Nina Jain, MD, UNC Family Medicine, Gender Clinic 

10:40-11:00am        BREAK

11:00am-12:00pm   Nothing For Us Without Us: Transgender Panel

Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: Multicultural Approaches for Engagement with the Transgender Community 1:00PM-3:00PM

1:00-1:05pm           Introduction - Caressa Harding, MA, CHC, UNC Chapel Hill

1:05-1:25pm           Bri Walker, Co-chair, Emory University CFAR CAB

1:25-1:45pm           Ames Simmons, Esq, Director of Transgender Policy, Equality North Carolina 

1:45-2:05pm           Joaquín Carcaño, Director of Community Organizing, Latino Commission on AIDS;                                                      Roxana Lopez Picazo, Facilitator of Entre Nosotras, El Centro Hispano

2:05-2:25pm           Xian Brooks, MPH 

2:25-2:40pm           Special Closing Performance - "House of Cox"

2:45-3:00pm           Evaluations

 

  Location: UNC campus- 1131 Bioinformatics Building
  Date: 11/30/18 - 11/30/18
  Time: (See session details)
  Sponsor: UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) - UNC Center for AIDS Research¬†and the¬†UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases
  Price: Free
  Cutoff Date: 11/26/2018 You will NOT be able to register on or after this date!
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Caressa Harding caressa_harding@med.unc.edu

Session Date Time Additional Fees
HIV and Health in the Transgender Community 11/30/2018 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM $ 0.00
Multicultural Approaches for Engagement with the Transgender Community 11/30/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $ 0.00

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