Webinar: HPTN 073: A PrEP Demonstration Project for Black MSM

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Date(s) - Aug 14, 2013
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM



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  • Date:Wed, Aug 14, 2013
  • Time:02:00 PM EDT
  • Duration:1 hour 30 minutes
  • Host(s):Georgette King, MPA
  • Introducing HPTN 073: A PrEP Demonstration Project for Black MSM

    My Life. My Health. My Choice.Please join the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) as we celebrate the launch of a novel PrEP study for Black men who have sex with men (BMSM). The new study, HPTN 073, is a demonstration project designed to see if BMSM are willing to use Truvada® for PrEP.During the webinar you will be provided with:1. An overview of HPTN’s research agenda, including insight into HPTN’s engagement of Black men and women at all levels of the research process,

    2. Insight into prior HPTN research with BMSM that helped lead to the development of HPTN 073,

    3. Details about the HPTN 073 study, including more information about who will be eligible to enroll in the study and an overview of the research goals, and;

    4. A description of community engagement strategies and ongoing recruitment engagement efforts.

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Presenter Information

Greg Millett, MPH

Webinar Moderator. Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of National AIDS Policy.

Myron Cohen, MD

HPTN Co-Principal Investigator.Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Director of the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Darrell Wheeler, PhD, MPH

HPTN 073 Protocol Chair. Dean of the Hunter College School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago.

Sheldon D. Fields, Ph.D., ARNP, FNP-BC, AACRN, DPNAP, FAANP

HPTN 073 Protocol Chair. Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Health Policy and Associate Professor of Nursing. Florida International University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Christopher Chauncey Watson

Chair, HPTN Black Caucus. George Washington University Clinical Research Site Director.

Jonathan Paul Lucas, MPH

HPTN 073 Community Project Manager.Senior Community Program Manager for the HIV Prevention Trials Network and the Microbicides Trials Network.