"Preventing the second HIV epidemic" is focus for World AIDS Day symposium on December 1

November 23, 1999

The UCSF AIDS Research Institute will sponsor a special symposium addressing the theme "How Do We Prevent the Second HIV Epidemic?" on World AIDS Day next Wednesday, December 1.

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER:
Wednesday, December 1
2:00 to 5:00 pm
Cole Hall, UCSF Campus
513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco

THE PROGRAM IS AS FOLLOWS:

--- Keynote address: AIDS Funding and Emerging Issues in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

--- Accomplishments and Challenges in the Next Millennium
Thomas J. Coates, PhD, director of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute

--- The Spread of Drug Resistant HIV-1
Robert Grant, MD, MPH, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center

--- Post-Exposure Prevention and Primary HIV Infection
Michelle Roland, MD, UCSF Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center

--- Detection of Recent HIV Infection: New Public Health Opportunities in Prevention
Willi McFarland, MD, PhD, SF Department of Public Health
Kim Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH, UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

--- Re-targeting HIV Prevention: New Efforts for Infected and Uninfected Persons
Cynthia Gomez, MEd, PhD, UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

--- Making Prevention Work for HIV+ Individuals: The Intersection of Policy and Prevention
Michael Shriver, UCSF AIDS Policy Research Center

--- Closing Address: A Marshall Plan to Save Africa from HIV
Former Congressman Ronald V. Dellums

Media who would like to cover the UCSF World AIDS Day symposium or arrange interviews should call Corinna Kaarlela in the UCSF News Office at 415/476-3804.
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University of California - San Francisco

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