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Unknown, Negative or Positive? Using Knowledge of HIV Status as an HIV Prevention Strategy

Spring 2014

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James Wilton is the coordinator of the Biomedical Science of HIV Prevention Project at CATIE. James is currently completing his master's degree of Public Health in Epidemiology at the University of Toronto and has completed an undergraduate degree in microbiology and immunology at the University of British Columbia.

Tim Rogers is the Director of Knowledge Exchange at CATIE. He has been involved with CATIE for more than 15 years, first as a volunteer and then a staff member.

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