Wednesday, February 19, 2014

PrEP Forum - March 10, 2014

Want to learn more about PrEP? SAVE THE DATE: March 10th for what will be a very informative discussion on #PrEP#PrEPForum #HIV

Panelist from differing vantage points (doctors, researchers, community leaders and providers, consumers, and those interested in learning more) will discuss the current and upcoming status of PrEP.

Panelists include:
Robert M. Grant, MD, MPH - Gladstone Institutes
Jim Pickett - Director of Prevention Advocacy and Gay Men's Health - AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Stephanie Cohen, MD, MPH - San Francisco Department of Public Health

Among the topics to be explored are:
Who are those most appropriate for PrEP?
How will it support current prevention strategies?
Access and cost?
What will be or are the biggest challenges in getting those at highest risk for HIV to participate in PrEP and what needs to be in place address those challenges?
What's it like for someone currently using PrEP as their prevention method? etc.


We look forward to your attendance and participation in what will be a lively discussion. To register please click this link:  PrEP Forum Registration


PrEP Forum Draft Agenda
March 10, 2014, 9:00 – 4:30
Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St., San Francisco

9:00- 9:15                       Welcome/Introductions/Opening Remarks

·       Alice Gandelman - California Prevention Training Center 
·       Greg Rebchook Ph.D - Center for AIDS Prevention Studies / UCSF (CAPS)

                                          Overview of day/logistics:

·       Tim Vincent - (CA PTC)

9:15-10:30                       Setting the Stage: Implications from Research and Implementation

·       iPrex Study- Bob Grant MD, MPH
·       Community Opportunities and Challenges-Jim Pickett
·       Implementation of PrEP at SF City Clinic- Stephanie Cohen MD, MPH

10:30-10:45                Break
                                      TweetUp - Meet and great with other #PrEPForum twitter users

10:45- 12:00                    Breakout Discussion Groups

·       Clinical Providers Discussion (Group 1)
o   Facilitators: Dr. Oliver Bacon (UCSF), Jackie Tulsky (UCSF)
·       Clinical Provider Discussion (Group 2)
o   Facilitators: Jeff Burack (CRUSH Project/CAPS), Jonathan Volk (Kaiser Group)
·       Community HIV Prevention Provider Discussion (Group 1)
o   Facilitators: Charles Collins Ph. D (CDC), Charles Fann (SFDPH)
·       Community Provider Discussion (Group 2)
o   Facilitators: Micah Lubensky (SFAF), Jacob Yang (API American Health Forum)

12:00-12:45                    Lunch

12:45-1:30                      PrEP Experiences from the Community (Consumer Panel)

·       Panel Moderator: Greg Mehlaff (CA PTC)

1:30-2:45                         Breakout Discussion Groups

·       Sexual Health Implications with MSM
o   Facilitators: Steve Gibson (SFAF Magnet) , Xavier Erguera (CRUSH/CAPS)
·       PrEP in Trans Communities
o   Facilitators/Co-moderators: Jae Sevelius Ph. D (CAPS), Maddie Deutsch (Trans COE)
·       Access Considerations
o   Facilitators:  Ife Udoh (CAPS/CRUSH), Oscar Vivenco and Gina Gallitero (Kaiser)
·       PrEP and Women’s Health
o   Facilitators: Shannon Weber (UCSF), Sally Slome (Kaiser)

2:45-3:00                         Break

3:00-4:00                         Next Steps Toward Implementation        

·       Tim Vincent (CA PTC), Kim Koester Ph. D (CAPS/UCSF)

4:00-4:30                        Evaluation/Close               


via CA STD HIV Prevention Training CenterUCSF Center for AIDS Prevention StudiesCenter of Excellence for Transgender Healththe Mpowerment Project

Co-Sponsors: Asian & Pacific Islander American Health ForumPacific AIDS Education and Training CenterSan Francisco AIDS Foundation

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