3218.0 Research on Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in the Ongoing HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to men who have sex with men within the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the factors associated with young MSM prevention efforts, treatment challenges among MSM, disclosure of MSM and HIV status, and challenges that continue to face MSM communities. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to MSM in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Evaluate factors of successful treatment among young MSM with HIV Analyze issues related to HIV prevention among MSM

“I'm coping the best way I know how” – Resiliency among HIV-positive young men of color who have sex with men (YMCSM) in the Bronx NY
Candia Richards-Clarke, MPH, Jessica Adams-Skinner, MPH, EdD, Brad Cauthen, MSW, Donna Futterman, MD, Elizabeth Bruce, MD and Elizabeth Kelvin, PhD
Relationship between homosexuality laws, alcohol use and HIV risk behavior of men who have sex with men in 16 cities of the United States
B. R. Simon Rosser, PhD, MPH, J. Michael Oakes, PhD, Rhonda Jones-Webb, DrPH, Sonya S. Brady, PhD, Dale Carpenter, JD, Derek Smolenski, PhD, MPH, Gunna Kilian, BA and Richard Morgan, MA
Social and Cultural Contexts of HIV Risk Behaviors among Asian and Pacific Islander (API) MSM
Tooru Nemoto, PhD, Mariko Iwamoto, MA, Jay Camegla, Nicky Calma and Ben Cabangun, MA
Factors Associated with STI Testing Among a National Sample of MSM
Nathan W. Stupiansky, PhD, Joshua G. Rosenberger, MPH, Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH, David S. Novak, MSW and Michael Reece, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community, LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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