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HIV in Rural America

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for a special virtual conversation based on research presented in The Lancet’s Special Issue: HIV in the United States.

March 18, 2021

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If you couldn't join us live, you can still view the recording at the link above. The slides that the authors presented are also available in .PDF format.

HIV in the US Lancet Cover ImageEvent Agenda:

Welcome – Moderator – Sally Hodder, MD

Opening Comments - Maureen Goodenow, PhD, Director, NIH Office of AIDS Research

Introductions - Dr. Hodder

Authors’ presentation of key findings and recommendations:

Patrick Sullivan, DVM, PhD (Emory University). Epidemiology of HIV in the USA: Epidemic Burden, Inequities, Context, and Responses

Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, MPH (University of North Carolina). HIV and Women in the USA: What we Know and Where to go from Here

Kenneth H Mayer, MD (Harvard University). The Persistent and Evolving HIV Epidemic in American Men who have Sex with Men

Judith Feinberg, MD (West Virginia University). The Opioid Crisis and HIV in the USA: Deadly Synergies

Jennifer Kates, PhD, MPA (Kaiser Family Foundation). Insurance Coverage and Financing Landscape for HIV Treatment and Prevention in the USA

Chris Beyrer, MD (Johns Hopkins). Call to Action: How Can the US Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative Succeed?


Responses to Author Presentations:

Leandro Mena, MD (University of Mississippi)

Gary Stein, MD (University of Vermont)

Louis Ortenzio, MD (Clarksburg, WV)


Commentary on what is needed from state government and the NIH:

William Crouch, Secretary, West Virginia Division of Health & Human Resources

Maureen Goodenow, PhD, Director, NIH Office of AIDS Research

Michele McGuirl, PhD,  Branch Chief, NIH NIGMS Research Advancement Programs

Clay Marsh, MD, Vice President and Executive Dean, WVU Health Sciences   


Question & Answer Session (including authors, respondents, panelists) Moderator – Sally Hodder, MD

Wrap Up Comments and Conclusion – Sally Hodder, MD


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Special thanks to The Lancet, NIH Office of AIDS Research and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.