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Google+ Hangout on Air for National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Sept. 25

September 20, 2013

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

CDC Presents a Google+ Hangout on Air in Recognition of National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Join us for the event and learn about innovative HIV prevention activities

September 25, 2013, 2-3 p.m. ET

RSVP: Google+ event page Internet access is all you need to view the event on Google+ event page or on CDC's YouTube channel

Event topics include:

  • A new HIV testing strategy for gay couples called Testing Together,
  • The benefits of HIV PrEP usage for men who have sex with men (MSM), and
  • A national campaign that encourages HIV testing and addresses HIV stigma among Latino/Hispanic MSM.

Moderator:
Lamont Scales, M.A., N.C.C., Coordinator for Gay, Bisexual, and Other MSM Activities
Office of the Director, Office of Health Equity
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), CDC

Welcome:
Wayne A. Duffus, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director for Health Equity
Director, Office of Health Equity, NCHHSTP, CDC

Speakers:

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  • Testing Together (Couples HIV Testing and Counseling)
    Rashad Burgess, M.A., Branch Chief
    Capacity Building Branch, DHAP, NCHHSTP, CDC

    Rob Stephenson, Ph.D., M.Sc.
    Associate Professor
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University
  • What Every Gay Man Should Know About PrEP
    Dawn K. Smith, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.
    Biomedical Interventions Activity Lead
    Epidemiology Branch, DHAP, NCHHSTP, CDC

    Jim Pickett
    Director of Prevention Advocacy and Gay Men's Health
    AIDS Foundation of Chicago
  • Reason/Razones (National HIV Prevention Campaign for Hispanic/Latino Gay Men)
    Alberto Santana, M.S.
    Public Health Analyst
    Prevention Communication Branch, DHAP, NCHHSTP, CDC

    Miguel Chion, M.D., M.P.H.
    Associate Director, Education-Capacity Building Assistance AIDS Project Los Angeles

For more info: contact Mr. Scales at lscales@cdc.gov. Technical issues: email htown@danya.com.



This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
 
See Also
Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
Quiz: Are You at Risk for HIV?
10 Common Fears About HIV Transmission
More on HIV Prevention Issues for Gay Men

 

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