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New Conference for Frontline Clinicians, September 15-18

June 20, 2005

A new conference for HIV healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, NPs, PAs, psychologists, case managers, and others, organized by 10 agencies of the U.S. government, will take place September 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia. Highlighted topics include initial treatment for HIV, treatment strategies for late HIV, comprehensive care and management, prevention, and associated infections and malignancies. The registration fee has been kept low: $250 general registration for the four-day meeting, $175 student or trainee (including the cost for continuing medical education credit).

The program committee is co-chaired by Paul Volberding, M.D., of the Center for AIDS Research at the University of California San Francisco, and Victoria Cargill, M.D. of the Office of AIDS Research (OAR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- and includes 30 other experts. The steering committee is co-chaired by Lawrence Deyton, M.D., of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, along with doctors Cargill and Volberding. John Bartlett, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University will give the keynote talk.

For more information visit the official conference Web site,

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