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


July 28-29th, 2008
Miami Beach Resort & Spa - Miami, FL


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Program
Monday, July 28th 2008
  Moderators:
K. Mary Hess, Conference Director
Frank Oldham, Jr., Executive Director of NAPWA

8:30 - 8:45 Welcoming Remarks
8:45 - 9:40 Epidemiology of HIV in the Latino Community
Orlando Gomez, PhD *
9:40 - 10:30 Florida Department of Health: HIV/AIDS, Education, Treatment and Prevention Initiatives for Diverse Latino Populations (working title)
Alberto Santana
10:30 - 10:35 Introduction for Special Speaker
K. Mary Hess
10:35 - 11:15 Setting The Bar: Nurturing And Mentoring Young People As Budding HIV/Health Activists
Rosie Perez
 11:15 - 12:00 Update on Vaccines for HIV
Barney Graham, PhD
12:00- 12:35 The Link Between HIV and Drug Use in the Latino Community
Rhonda Hagler, MD
12:35 - 1:30 Primary Care Challenges in Transgender Health
(Working Lunch Plenary, Main Ballroom)
Marci Bowers, MD
1:30 - 2:50 Clinical Management Strategies / Adherence, Resistance, and Future HAART
Allan E. Rodriguez, MD
2:50 - 3:40 HIV and Hepatitis Co-Infection
Daniel Alvarez, MD
3:40 - 4:30 HIV/AIDS in Diverse Latino Populations Over 55
Luis A. Espinoza, MD
4:30 Adjourn to Reception
Please join us for the Living Quilt Display and Quilting Bee.
Tuesday, July 29th, 2008
  Moderators:
K. Mary Hess, Conference Director
Frank Oldham, Jr., Executive Director of NAPWA

8:45 - 9:30 The National Latino/Hispanic AIDS Action Agenda
Dennis deLeon
9:40 - 10:40 Men, Women, and STDS
to be announced
10:40 - 11:15 Clinical Management Challenges for Homeless HIV/AIDS Patients
Charles King
11:15 - 12:30 HIV and TB
SE National TB Center
12:30 - 1:30 Why We Must Encourage The Re-Birth of Effective National HIV/AIDS Health Advocacy (And How Are We Going To Do It?)
(Working Lunch Plenary, Main Ballroom)
Frank Oldham, Jr.
1:30 - 2:15 Delivery of Excellent HIV Care: The Incarcerated Setting
Felipe Arias, MD
2:15 - 3:00 HIV Prevention: Myths and Misconceptions
Vincent Delgado, MSW
3:00 - 4:00 Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS In Women
Carmen Zorilla, MD
4:00 Closing Remarks
  * All speakers are now confirmed except as where noted.

Register online at
http://www.regonline.com or download the PDF registration form in our brochure

To learn more about Soraida Martinez, the artist that created the 2008 Conference painting "Latinas and the Unspoken Taboo Killer, AIDS", visit http://www.soraida.com

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