4366.0 HIV Risk among Diverse Groups of Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): A Joint Session of the HIV/AIDS Section and the LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 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 racial stigma among 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: Identify areas of stigma that influence MSM behavior and prevention efforts Discuss factors that impact HIV risk behaviors among MSM

A strengths-based risk reduction intervention for highly vulnerable urban gay men
Steven P. Kurtz, PhD, Ron Stall, PhD and Jason C. Weaver, BA
HIV prevention among urban Hispanic/Latino MSM: A qualitative study of service preference
Christine Duclos, PhD, MPH, Arman Lorz, Alexia Eslan, MBA, David Salinas, MPH and Rodolfo Vega, PhD
HIV risk and HIV testing among men who have sex with men only and men who have sex with men and women in Baltimore, Maryland
Catherine Maulsby, MPH, Frank Sifakis, MPH, PhD, Colin Flynn, ScM and David Holtgrave, PhD

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

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals, Social Work

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

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