The latest TODAY Book Club pick is “Positive,” a memoir by Paige Rawl, who was diagnosed as HIV-positive when she was in middle school. At 15, while battling depression in the wake of the bullying she faced, Rawl attempted suicide by taking one pill for each year of her life. Fortunately she survived, and at […]
Los Angeles Women’s HIV/AIDS Task Force Presents the 8th Annual HIV Treatment Summit and Health Resource Fair
On August 14th, 2014, the Los Angeles Women’s HIV/AIDS Task Force held their 8th Annual HIV Treatment Summit and Health Resource Fair at the California Endowment, in downtown Los Angeles. The summit began with opening remarks from Mario Perez, MPH, Director of the Los Angeles County Division of HIV and STD Programs, and keynote presentation […]
Mark A. Wainberg – What if HIV could not develop resistance to a new integrase inhibitor when that compound is used in first-line therapy?
Mark A. Wainberg, Ph.D. Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Director, McGill AIDS Centre, Lady Davis Institute Jewish General Hospital “What if HIV could not develop resistance to a new integrase inhibitor when that compound is used in first-line therapy?” UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute Grand Rounds This monthly lecture series, which is offered […]
On August 29th, 2014, the Los Angeles County PrEP Workgroup, in collaboration with UCLA CHIPTS, Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine, AltaMed, Bienestar Health Services, The Wall Las Memorias, and the UCLA Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC), hosted “PrEPárate: A PrEP and PEP Summit for Latino Providers” at the California Endowment in Downtown […]
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/living/prep-pep.shtml If you are HIV-negative and exposed to HIV, PrEP and PEP can stop HIV from infecting your body. PrEP & PEP Posters PrEP & PEP Posters Other languages:[Español] What are PrEP and PEP? PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a daily pill that can prevent HIV infection. If you take PrEP every day, it greatly reduces […]
An AIDS fable: Once upon a time, in the years after AIDS went from being a death sentence to a manageable disease, at least for people rich enough to take antiretroviral therapy, many of the people who ran the world believed that these medicines weren’t appropriate for residents of very poor countries. Even leaving aside […]
After a day of news saturated with images of smoking plane wreckage and reports that perhaps dozens of his fellow HIV researchers heading to the 2014 AIDS conference in Melbourne may have been on board Flight MH17, Richard Elion had to board a long flight from Los Angeles to Australia. “I am about to leave for Melbourne,” Elion, […]
Preliminary Findings from Project MedNet: A Study of the Social Networks of African American Men and Women Living with HIV
This presentation will share preliminary findings from Project MedNet, which is a study that aimed to understand how social networks influence the health and wellness of African American men and women living with HIV. The study sought to understand the social network factors that may lead to better or worse health outcomes, such as being on ART medication, […]
Robin Jeffries, Dr.PH – Inconsistent and missing data; A Bayesian approach to handle both simultaneously.
CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health Inconsistent and missing data; A Bayesian approach to handle both simultaneously. Robin Jeffries, Dr.PH Adolescent and School Health Unit Division of HIV and STD Programs Los Angeles County Department of Public Health