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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Managing HIV Infection: Treatment and Adherence
4136.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Managing HIV Infection: Treatment and Adherence
This session describes predictors of medication adherence among individuals living with HIV/AIDS, including those living with co-morbidities.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to: 1) Identify factors that predict adherence to antiretroviral medications. 2) Describe innovative ways to improve treatment adherence.
Moderator(s):Scott R. Smith, RPh, PhD
12:30 PMSex, drugs, and viral load: Associations in an HIV+ cohort  [ Recorded presentation ]
Katharine E. Stewart, PhD, Paul G. Greene, PhD, Dana Ross, PhD, Polly Kratt, PhD, Casey Balentine, BS, Patricia Lee, PhD, Yi Wang, MS
12:50 PMFactors Affecting HIV Antiretroviral Adherence among HIV Patients with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carleen Stoskopf, ScD, Yunho Jeon, MS, Jong-Deuk Baek, PhD
1:10 PMRacial and Gender Disparities in Antiretroviral Receipt Among Medicaid Recipients from Six States
William D. King, MD, JD, George Rust, MD, MPH, Robert Levine, MD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Epidemiology; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA