4036.0 HIV/AIDS and Latinos in the United States

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to Latino communities in the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the role of HIV/STI prevention, unique techniques to explore for successful treatment, and challenges that continue to face Latino populations with HIV. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to Latinos in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Describe a CBPR approach to HIV prevention in an immigrant, Latino community Understand factors that influence HIV prevention efforts and treatment success among Latino populations

Hablando Claro- Applying an Intergenerational culturally relevant approach to the Teen Health Project to prevent HIV/AIDS among Latinas in Los Angeles County
Britt Rios-Ellis, PhD, MS, Lilia Espinoza, PhD, MPH, Melawhy Garcia, MPH and Natalia Gatdula, MPH (c), BS
Peer safer sex norms and their influence on sexual risk behaviors among a sample of Hispanic adolescents
Farzana Kapadia, PhD MPH, Victoria Frye, PhD, Sebastian Bonner, PhD and Mary H. Latka, PhD
Network determinants of marijuana, alcohol and HIV risk among formerly incarcerated Latino men
Miguel Munoz-Laboy, DrPH, Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD and Ilka Bobet
Predictors of Immigrant Latinas having Male Sex Partners Who are at Risk for HIV
Evelyn Ullah, MSW, Kira Villamizar, BS, MPH, Martina de Varona, MPH, Janelle Taveras, BS, MPH, Delia Lang, PhD MPH, Deja L. Er, MPH, Gina M. Wingood, MPH ScD, Ralph DiClemente, PhD, Thomas M. Painter, PhD, JoAna Stallworth, PhD, MPH and David W. Purcell, JD, PhD
Latino Partnership: A CBPR approach to reducing HIV risk among immigrant Latino men
Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES, Aaron T. Vissman, MPH, Jaime Montaño, Mario Downs, Cynthia Miller, Stacy Duck, BA, Kimberly Wagoner, DrPH (c), MPH, Thomas McCoy, MS, Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH, Christine Jolly, BA, Michael Reece, PhD, MPH and Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, Latino Caucus, Social Work

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

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