3227.0 HIV/AIDS and other STDs

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will provide information on HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B and C. Specifically, attendees will better understand racial disparities of HIV, the need to test African-born persons for Hepatitus B and C, and the demographics and other characteristics of HIV infected New Yorkers participating in a federally funded housing program.
Session Objectives: Discuss importance of hepatitis B and C screening and linkage to care among African-born persons in the US. Discuss the racial discrepancy in HIV incidence Evaluate retention in HIV-related medical care and durable virologic suppression in HIV-infected New Yorkers enrolled in HOPWA. Describe the implementation steps and key components of the Bridge Project Model

Role of offline vs. online hookups in HIV serodiscussion among black and white MSM
Amy Baugher, Eli Rosenberg, Paula Frew, PhD, MA, MPH, Brandon O'Hara, MSPH and Patrick Sullivan, DVM, PhD
High retention in care and durable viral suppression in an urban HIV housing services client population
Arpi Terzian, PhD, MPH, Mary Irvine, DrPH, John Rojas, MPA, Laura McAllister, MPH and Colin Shepard, MD
HBV and HCV Screening of African Urban Populations in New York City with Linkage to Care: A New Model for Viral Hepatitis Community Outreach
Demetri Blanas, MPH, 4th year medical student, Sarah Borderud, MPH, Saria Izzeldin, MD-MPH Candidate, MSIV, Alice Clomegah, Mulusew Bekele, MPH, Kim Nichols, MPH, Motahar Basam, BA, Scott L. Friedman, MD, Douglas T. Dieterich, MD and Ponni V. Perumalswami, MD
Implementing HIV/AIDS and syphilis reporting into an existing electronic communicable disease surveillance system: Training successes, challenges, and lessons learned
Kasey P. Decosimo, MPH, Lauren M. DiBiase, MS, Allison M. Connolly, MA, MPH, Francina Thomas, CPM, MHSA, Rhonda M. Ashby and Rachel A. Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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