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19th Annual World AIDS Day Symposium

Friday, December 1, 2017

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! Visit the CFAR website for updates

Registration 8:00AM-8:30AM

Morning Session: HIV and Adolescents in the US 8:30AM-12:00PM

8:30-8:40am            Introduction - Michael Hudgens, PhD, UNC Chapel Hill

8:40-9:20am            Patrick Sullivan, MD, Emory University -  "Adolescent HIV: State of the Epidemic"

9:20-10:00am         Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, UNC Chapel Hill - "Using Technology to Address the HIV  Prevention and Care Continuum among US Adolsecents"

10:00-10:40am        Sybil Hosek, PhD, Chicago, Cook County Health & Hospital Systems (CCHHS) - "The HIV Biomedical Prevention Pipeline for Adolescents"

10:40-11:00am        BREAK

11:00am-12:00pm   Adolescent Panel

Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: HIV and Adolescentsin International HIV Reservoirs 1:00PM-3:00PM

1:00-1:05pm           Introduction - Michael Hudgens PhD, UNC Chapel Hill

1:05-1:45pm           Wendee Wechsberg, PhD, RTI - "Reaching Adolescent Girls in NC and South Africa: Challenges,Promising Developments, and Impact"

1:45-2:10pm           Kate Muessig, PhD, UNC Chapel Hill - "mHealth Interventions for MSM to Address HIV Stigma and Social Isolation"

2:10-2:50pm           Audrey Pettifor, PhD, UNC Chapel Hill - "Structural Interventions to Reduce HIV Risk in Young Women"

2:50-3:00pm           Evaluations

 

 

For more information, contact the event administrator: Caressa Harding caressa_harding@med.unc.edu

  Location: UNC campus- 1131 Bioinformatics Building
  Date: 12/01/17 - 12/01/17
  Time: (See session details)
  Sponsor: UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
  Price: Free
  Cutoff Date: 11/28/2017 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
Morning Session: HIV and Adolescents in the US 12/01/2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM $ 0.00
Afternoon Session: HIV and Adolescents in International Settings 12/01/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $ 0.00

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