LunchBox Talk: Ending the HIV Epidemic: Providing PrEP through U.S. Community-Based Organizations

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Joanne Stekler, MD, MPH - Professor, UW Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease
Luis Enrique Herrera Perales - PREP Program Manager, Gay City
Steven Sawyer - Executive Director, People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN)


This talk describes the background and history of the Gay City PrEP Clinic, which in 2013 became the first community-based clinic to provide PrEP in the Pacific Northwest, and the role of Gay City lay health workers in running the clinic. We discuss work supported by the 2019-20 CFAR Ending the HIV Epidemic Administrative Supplement and plans for the newly-funded POCAAN PrEP Clinic that will provide PrEP access to Black and other persons of color in King County, WA.