2016 Joint Symposium on HIV Research in Women

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The 2016 Joint Symposium on HIV Research in Women is hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for AIDS Research.

The Specific Conference Aims are to:

  1. Vulnerable Populations
  2. Microbiome in HIV-infected Women and its Impact on Health Outcomes
  3. The HIV Continuum of Care across the Lifespan of Women

Confirmed speakers for the HIV in Women Research Symposium include

Vulnerable Populations: Session Leaders Crystal Chapman Lambert, PhD, CRNP, UAB and Mardge Cohen, MD, Women's Equity in Access to Care and Treatment (WE-ACTx)

  • Abigail Harrison, PhD, MPH, Brown University, "Sustained HIV incidence in adolescents, social behavioral and structural factors"
  • Ivan Marbaniang, MBBS, MPH, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College Clinical Research Site (BJGMC-CRS), "Characteristics of HIV-infected transgendered women registered under programmatic conditions in Pune, India"
  • Michele Decker, ScD MPH, Johns Hopkins 

Microbiome in HIV-infected Women and its Impact on Health Outcomes: Session Leader Christina Muzny, MD, UAB and Betsy Herold, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The HIV Continum of Care across the Lifespan of Women: Session Leaders Mirjam-Colette Kempf, PhD, MPH, UAB and Aadia Rana, MD, Brown University 

Date: December 6-7, 2016

Location: Birmingham, AL

Please visit the UAB site here for more information and registration.