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Session: Studies of African Americans and HIV/AIDS
3193.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Studies of African Americans and HIV/AIDS
This oral session will present results of studies addressing drug treatment disparities among African Americans living with HIV/AIDS and health outcomes by race of clients in Los Angeles County. In addition there will be presentations on the willingness of African Americans to participate in HIV/AIDS preventive vaccine trials, the effect of HIV/AIDS on African-American college students, and a discussion on black masculinity, sexual identity, and HIV.
Learning Objectives: To articulate scientific findings from studies that examine African Americans and HIV/AIDS.
Moderator(s):Angela R. Powell
12:30 PMDisparities in health outcomes by race among HIV-positive clients of Los Angeles County Ryan White Care Act-funded services in the year 2002  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ijeoma Nwachuku, PhD, Earl H. Leonard, MS
12:45 PMWillingness to Participate: HIV/AIDS preventive vaccine knowledge, beliefs and attitudes among students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Rodney J. Carter, LGSW, Rena G. Boss-Victoria, DrPH, MSN, RN, CNS, Mian Bazle Hossain, MSC, MHS, PhD, Olugbemiga Ekundayo, MD, MPH
1:00 PMHIV on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU): A study of 4 campuses in Texas, Lousiana and Oklahoma  [ Recorded presentation ]
Chwee Lye Chng, PhD, Alfonso Carlon
1:15 PMDemystifying the "Down Low": The reality of black masculinity, sexual identity, and HIV among black men who have sex with men  [ Recorded presentation ]
David Joseph Malebranche, MD, MPH, Lawrence Bryant, MPH
1:30 PMCluster Analysis of Sex Dysfunction Self-Reports Among Drug Using African-American Men in Clinical Intervention Studies: Need for Additional Prevention Components?
Larry M. Gant, CSW, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Health Administration; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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