|Event Title||19th Annual World AIDS Day Symposium|
|Location||UNC campus- 1131 Bioinformatics Building|
|Sponsor||UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)|
|Session Status||Session||Session Date||Start Time||End Time||Cutoff|
|Expired||Morning Session: HIV and Adolescents in the US||12/01/2017||8:30 AM||12:00 AM||none|
|Expired||Afternoon Session: HIV and Adolescents in International Settings||12/01/2017||1:00 PM||12:00 AM||none|
19th Annual World AIDS Day Symposium
Friday, December 1, 2017
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
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"
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"
For more information, contact the event administrator: Caressa Harding email@example.com