4038.0 Extending the Borders: Creating Context for Introducing HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials to Southeastern Rural Communities

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 8:30 AM
Oral
This session will provide an overview of the cultural and social factors associated with the continuum of HIV-related clinical research and service provision activities that are provided to ethnic minority individuals who live in rural areas of the United States.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe factors that facilitate recruitment into clinical trials for individuals from ethnic minority and rural communities of the US. 2. Describe the factors that influence care seeking and partner engagement into HIV services by individuals from rural communities. 3. Describe best practice standards for implementing and evaluating HIV-related programs that aim to improve services for ethnic minority individuals in rural areas of the U.S.
Moderator:

8:30 AM
Living with HIV/AIDS in rural NC An exploration of the physical and socio-cultural environmental barriers
Malika Roman Isler, MPH, Bahby Banks, MPH, JoiAisha Bland, MPH, Michelle Hayes, BA, Margaret Miles, PhD, RN, FAAN and Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
8:48 AM
Understanding HIV disclosure among African-Americans and Latinos in the rural southeast to increase access to needed services and support
Bahby Banks, MPH, Malika Roman Isler, MPH, Margaret Miles, RN, PhD, FAAN and Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
9:06 AM
Rural perceptions, barriers, and facilitators to rural minority participation in clinical trials
Malika Roman Isler, MPH, Bahby Banks, MPH, JoiAisha Bland, MPH, Connie Blumenthal, MPH, Michelle Hayes, BA and Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
9:24 AM
Perceptions of a mobile unit for clinical trial enrollment and participation
Malika Roman Isler, MPH, Bahby Banks, MPH, Connie Blumenthal, MPH, JoiAisha Bland, MPH, Michelle Hayes, BA and Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
9:42 AM

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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