22nd Annual MATEP HIV Treatment Update

Date / Time

September 26, 2019

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

22nd Annual MATEP HIV Treatment Update
of the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science, Mexico City

Sponsored by the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Department of Family Medicine.

Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:00 – 6:00 PM:  Registration, exhibit, cash bar
6:00 – 9:00 PM:  Presentations & panel discussion

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
25 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60661
Complimentary parking

Intended Audience:  This program is intended for clinical healthcare professionals, specifically physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dentists, and licensed clinical social workers.

“Progress with HIV Prevention 2019”
Charlene Flash, MD
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Flash is a contributor to #AskTheHIVDoc – a popular video series. Charlene Flash, MD, MPH is a PrEP expert and the Assistant Medical Director of HIV Prevention Services for Harris Health System in Houston, Texas. She is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at Baylor College of Medicine. She provides primary care to a large panel of patients living with HIV at Thomas Street Health Center, one of the oldest and largest free-standing HIV clinics in the United States.

“Global HIV 2019: Progress and Perils for Women”
Dawn Averitt
Founder, The Well Project & Women’s Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS
Ms. Averitt is the Founder and Emeritus Board Member of The Well Project, a non-profit organization formed in 2002 to improve the lives of women living with HIV and AIDS and change the course of the AIDS pandemic through a comprehensive focus on treatment and prevention for women. Dawn was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 at age 19 and has since become one of the nation’s most prominent HIV and AIDS advocates as well as an accomplished speaker and published writer on women’s health issues. As the founder of the Women’s Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS (WRI), Dawn has been instrumental in shifting the research paradigm to include more women and people of color.

“2019 HIV Clinical Update”
Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Gandhi is site leader of the Massachusetts General Hospital AIDS Clinical Trials Site in the Harvard/Boston Medical Center/Miriam AIDS Clinical Trials Unit. He is also the Director of the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Clinical Core. He is the editor of Partners ID Images, an educational infectious diseases website, and organizer of the HIV Online Provider Education (HOPE) program, an Internet-based educational conference series for physicians caring for HIV-infected patients in resource-limited settings. His research interests are in clinical trials of immune-based therapies for HIV and in HIV/viral hepatitis coinfections. He has written for NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases since 2005 and has served as Deputy Editor since 2016.

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This program is offered free of charge. Registration is required to attend. Plated dinner will be served.
To register, click here or go to:  http://bit.ly/matep2019

Advisory Committee:
Catherine Creticos, MD
Shanett Jones, MPH, MBA
Nathan L. Linsk, PhD
Ricardo Rivero, MD, MPH
Myrthe Naparstek
Barbara Schechtman, MPH
Renslow Sherer, MD

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