Program Schedule

HIV Testing and Cascade of Care

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107-AB

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Health care workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Public health practitioners

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, HIV-STD-TB

Moderators:  Jean Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH, Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Raphael J. Landovitz, MD, MSc, Brigham and Women's Hospital

8:30 AM
The Performance of Quantitative HIV-1 RNA Testing (Viral Load) to Diagnose Acute HIV Infection in the New HIV Laboratory Testing Algorithm
Hsiu Wu, MD ; Stephanie Cohen, MD, MPH ; Emily Westheimer, MS ; Cindy Gay, MD, MPH ; Laura Hall, MPH ; Charles E. Rose, PhD ; Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH ; Jie Fu, PhD ; Philip J. Peters, MD
8:45 AM
Comparative Effectiveness of Social Networks-Based Strategies Versus Standard Counseling, Testing and Referral for HIV Screening in a State-Wide Testing Program
Mary Peng, MS ; Timothy Hess, PhD ; Megan Elderbrook, MPH ; Casey Schumann, MS ; James Vergeront, MD ; Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH
9:00 AM
HIV Quality Report Cards:  Impact of Case-mix adjustment and Statistical Methods
Michael Ohl, MD, MSPH ; Michihiko Goto, MD ; Kelly Richardson, PhD ; Marin Schweizer, PhD ; Mary Vaughand-Sarrazin, PhD ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA
9:15 AM
Prediction Tool for Missed Healthcare Provider Visits among HIV-infected Persons
Beverly Woodward, MSN, RN ; Anna Person, MD ; Asghar Kheshti, MS ; Stephen Raffanti, MD, MPH ; April Pettit, MD, MPH
9:30 AM
HIV Cascade of Care in South Carolina, Comparing Rural and Urban Residents
Babatunde Edun, MD ; Kirk Shull ; Sharon Weissman, MD
9:45 AM
The HIV Care Cascade Measured Over Multiple Time Periods Varies by Age and Gender
Michael Horberg, MD, MAS, FIDSA ; Leo Hurley, MPH ; Daniel Klein, MD ; William Towner, MD ; Peter Kadlecik, MD ; Colleen Finnegan, MD ; Miguel Mogyoros, MD ; Robert Matyas II, DO ; Philip Brachman, MD ; Jackie Blank, MBA ; Courtney Ellis, BA ; Michael Silverberg, PhD, MPH

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J. Nachega, NIH-NIAID: Grant Investigator, Research support and Salary
WELLCOME TRUST: Grant Investigator, Research support and Salary
EDCTP: Investigator, Research grant
PEPFAR: Investigator, Research support

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