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In Katrina's Wake: Racial Implications of the New Orleans Disaster. November 2-4 2006, Charlottesville Virginia
HIV Session

Symposium Session on HIV

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2007    9:00-12:00
9:00 - 9:10 AM

Introduction

Sarah Delgado, RN, MSN, APRN-BC and Rebecca Dillingham, MD

9:10 - 9:40 AM

Living with HIV

Presenter: LaShaun Evans, Virginia Department of Health

9:40 - 10:20 AM

Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment PACT/PIH

Presenter: Jessica Aguilera-Steinert, MSW, LICSW, Director of Client Services This presentation from Boston-based PACT/PIH will describe their strategies for and experience of caring for people infected with HIV from marginalized populations. For more information, visit their website: http://www.pih.org/where/USA/USA.html

10:20 - 11:00 AM

Research and Interventions Strategies for Patients at Risk for Health Disparity

Presenter: Barbara Blake, RN, PhD and Gloria Taylor, RN, PhD. Kennesaw State University. Researchers will present their study as well as intervention strategies proposed by the patients.

11:00 - 12:00 AM Community Members and Guest Speakers Respond to Questions about Health Disparities and HIV Infection
Panelists:
    Greg Townsend, MD, UVA Ryan White Program
    Tony Sierra, Case Manager and Program Coordinator for Hispanic HIV Prevention Education and Outreach, Valley AIDS Network
    Bruce Ellsworth, MSW, Social Worker, UVA Ryan White Program
    Dr. Nan Brown, Reverend
    Adam Thompson, AIDS Services Group
    Dawn Averit Bridge, Founder and President, The Well Project
    LaShaun Evans, Virginia Department of Health

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