Learning Lounge:
Bridging the Gap Between HIV Prevention Research and Community Understanding (Not Official IDWeek Programming Supported by Be The Generation Bridge See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)
Friday, October 4, 2013: 1:15 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Exhibit Halls A-B, Booth 1310

Learning Objectives:

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Bertram Johnson
Community Engagement Officer, Be the Generation Bridge
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

Hyman M. Scott, MD, MPH
Research Fellow
Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases & Center for AIDS Prevention Studies
University of California
San Francisco, California

Megan Canon
Social Marketing Manager
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
San Francisco, California

Learning Lounge Summary:
To significantly impact HIV infection rates among communities of color and men who have sex with men they must be informed of advances in clinical research. Learn how HIV prevention researchers and community organizations are collaborating to educate those most disproportionately impacted by HIV to increase scientific literacy and healthier communities.

Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians

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