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2008 National Conference on African-Americans and AIDS
A National Forum on HIV/AIDS for Health Professionals
Who Provide Care for African-Americans


Original Conference was February 25–26, 2008
Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, Philadelphia, PA

Welcome | Gen. Information | Program | Living AIDS Quilt | Faculty | Supporters |
Monday, February 25, 2008
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome Remarks
K. Mary Hess
Frank Oldham Jr.
8:45 – 9:40 Epidemiology of HIV in the United States
Elaine Daniels, MD, PhD
9:40 – 10:40 Clinical Management of HIV Infection
Ellen Tedaldi, MD
10:40 – 11:15 Introduction of Special Guest Speaker
Beny J. Primm, MD
11:15 – 11:50 Special Remarks
Gloria Reuben
11:50 – 12:40 Vaccines
Dr. Barney Graham
12:40 – 1:40 (Working Lunch Plenary, Main Ballroom)
The Surgical Journey of the Transgender Patient
Marci Bowers, MD
1:40 – 2:40 Tuberculosis
Richard Chaisson, MD
2:40 – 3:30 Psychiatric Co-Morbidities in HIV
Gail E. Wyatt, PhD
3:30 – 4:30 Hepatitis A, B, C’s
Jay Kostman, MD
4:30 – 5:00 HIV Care in the Incarcerated Setting
Felipe Arias, MD
Please join us for the Living Quilt Display and Quilting Bee.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
8:45 - 9:20 HIV/AIDS Policy
Phill Wilson
9:20 – 10:40 Men,Women, and STDS
9:20 – 10:00 Men
Jonathan Zenilman, MD*
10:00 – 10:40 Women
Celia Maxwell, MD
10:40 – 11:20 Care of the High Risk Pregnancy
Brenda Ross-Shelton, MD
11:20 – 12:00 The Role of Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse
Annelle Primm, MD, MPH
12:00 – 12:40 African American Gay Men and AIDS
Charles King
Frank Oldham, Jr.
12:40 – 1:40 (Working Lunch Plenary, Main Ballroom)
MSM of Color and HIV
Robert Winn, MD
1:40 – 2:30 Substance Use, Addiction Treatment and Research
Lawrence S. Brown, Jr., MD
2:30 – 3:30 Prevention
David R. Holtgrave, PhD
3:30 – 4:00 Closing Remarks
Phill Wilson
K. Mary Hess
Frank Oldham, Jr.
  * All speakers are now confirmed except as where noted.
Ta-coumba Aiken is the artist of the brochure cover image, which is entitled “Promise”.
Ta-coumba Ailen’s website is www.decemberdesigns.com.
We wish to thank Ms.Del Bey for the use of “Promises”.

Register online or download the PDF registration form in our brochure

To learn more about Ta-coumba Aiken, the artist that created the 2008 Conference painting, which is entitled “Promise”, visit www.decemberdesigns.com. We wish to thank Ms.Del Bey for the use of “Promises”.

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