Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch, 1100 Fairview Ave N Seattle, WA 98109
Speaker: Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, ANP-BC, AAHIVS from New York University
Title: Invisible Epidemic: HIV/AIDS Among Latinos in the United States
Dr. Guilamo-Ramos studies the role of Latino families in promoting adolescent health, with a special focus on preventing HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancies, and improving treatment outcomes for HIV+ and at risk youth. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH, CDC and other federally funded research grants for his work on adolescent risk behavior. Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos is NYU's Associate Vice Provost for Mentoring and Outreach Programs. In this role, he supports the development of university-wide mentorship programs. Dr. Guilamo-Ramos is the founding Director of The Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH), and serves as the Director of the Pilot and Mentoring Core at the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDHUR), a NIDA-funded P30 center. The Pilot and Mentoring Core provides targeted infrastructure to early career investigators interested in developing independent research careers focused on the prevention and treatment of HIV, HCV, and drug use. Clinically, Dr. Guilamo-Ramos has expertise in the primary care of HIV+ adolescents, provision of PrEP for high-risk youths, and screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. He is certified as a HIV Specialist (AAHIVS) by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
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