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2009 National Conference on Latinos and AIDS
A National Forum on HIV/AIDS for Health Professionals
Who Provide Care for Latinos


September 14-15th, 2009
New York Academy of Medicine,
New York, NY


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Program
Monday, September 14th 2009
  Moderators:
K. Mary Hess, Conference Director
Frank Oldham, Jr., Executive Director of NAPWA
Errol Chin-Loy, VP, HELP/PSI Inc.
Wesley Badillo, MD, MPH
8:45 - 9:00 Welcoming Remarks
K Mary Hess
Frank Oldham Jr.
9:00- 10:00 Epidemiology of HIV in Latino Communities of the US and Protectorates
Ernesto LaMadrid, MD
10:00-10:30 Special Remarks
Humberto Cruz, MS
Director AIDS Institute
NY State Department of Health
10:30 - 10:35 Introduction for Special Speaker
K. Mary Hess
10:35 - 11:30 Where Is The Outrage Over HIV/AIDS in the Latino Community?
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
12-00 - 1:00 Lunch Lecture:
Primary Care For Transgender Patients
Marci Bowers, MD
1:00 - 1:45 Considerations in Delivery of HIV Geriatric Care
TBD
1:45 - 2:45 Clinical HIV Management in the Primary Care Setting
Barbara Zeller, MD
3:00 - 3:45 Sexual Harm Reduction: Challenges, and Strategies for Healthcare Providers, Positive Patients and Their Partners
Jagadisa Devasri Dacus, LMSW
3:45 - 4:30 Syringe Access
Wesley Badillo, MD, MPH
4:30 Adjourn
Please join us for National Minority AIDS Education and Training Center special breakout sessions on both days of the Conference.
Tuesday, September 15th 2009
  Moderators:
K. Mary Hess, Conference Director
Frank Oldham, Jr., Executive Director of NAPWA
Errol Chin-Loy, VP, HELP/PSI Inc.
Wesley Badillo, MD, MPH

8:45 - 9:30 The National Latino/Hispanic AIDS Action Agenda
Dennis deLeon
9:30 - 10:30 Positive Men, Positive Women, and STDS
Cheryl Smith, MD
10:30 - 11:15 The Impact of Homelessness on HIV/AIDS Outcomes
Charles King
11:40 - 12:40 Medical Cultural Fluency and Understanding Between Patients and Health Providers: A Focus On the Experiences of The LGBT Community of Patients
(Working Lunch Plenary, Main Ballroom)
Panel Discussion
Frank Oldham, Jr.
Andres Hoyos, MS, LMSW
Marci Bowers, MD
12:45 - 1:30 Hepatitis C and HIV Co-Infection: Considerations In Clinical Care
Daniel Alvarez, MD
1:30 - 2:15 HIV/AIDS Management In Women of Reproductive Age, Including Discordant Couples and Family Planning/Pregnancy and Lactation
Carmen Zorilla, MD
2:15-3:30 Latino Adolescents and Medical Management of HIV/AIDS
Donna Futterman, MD
3:30 Closing Remarks
  * All speakers are now confirmed except as where noted.

Register online at http://www.regonline.com or download the Conference Registration Form


To learn more about Soraida Martinez, the artist that created the 2009 Conference drawing "Verdadism Peace", visit http://www.soraida.com

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