142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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International HIV and Alcohol Research: Opportunities for Unique Insights

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session Objectives: Identify intersecting health risks and barriers from alcohol abuse and seeking HIV health services. Describe new types of analyses and sampling techniques in conducting international research with at-risk populations.
Wendee M. Wechsberg, MS, PhD and Jeffery Samet, MD, MA, MPH

Reducing alcohol abuse is critical for treating HIV infection among vulnerable Black South African women
Irene Doherty, MPH,PhD, William A. Zule, DrPH, Jackie Ndirangu, MSC-GH and Wendee M. Wechsberg, MS, PhD
Can an Alcohol Intervention in Kenya Deliver Favorable Value?
R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, Kendall Bryant, PhD, Alison Galvani, PhD and Mark Roberts, MD
Design of an RCT evaluating zinc supplementation to prevent progression of HIV disease among heavy drinkers in the Russia ARCH cohort
Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH, Debbie Cheng, ScD, Elena Blokhina, MD, PhD, Natalia Gnatienko, MPH, Christine Chaisson, MPH, Evgeny Krupitsky, MD, PhD, DMSci and Matthew Freiberg, MD, MSc
Heterosexual HIV transmission among alcohol using serodiscordant couples may drive the epidemic in Cape Town townships: The Promise of Less Incidence
Wendee M. Wechsberg, MS, PhD, Irene Doherty, MPH,PhD, William A. Zule, DrPH, Alexandra Minnis, MPH, PhD, Jackie Ndirangu, MSC-GH, Nabila El-Bassel, DSW, Bronwyn Myers, PhD, Tara Carney, MA and Charles Parry, PhD

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS

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