Hawaii to Zero Cure Initiative Kick-Off

December 5, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, John A. Burns School of Medicine Medical Education Building Add to Calendar

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am WELCOME
8:30 am - 8:45 am Opening Statement
8:45 am - 9:00 am Why do we need a cure? The problem with chronic inflammation
9:00 am - 9:30 am Where are we now in HIV cure research? (Mario Stevenson Ph.D.,
9:30 am - 10:00 am HIV cure initiative at the Hawaii Center for AIDS
Virginia Pressler MD, Director, State of Hawaii Department of Health
Cecilia Shikuma MD, Professor, Medicine JABSOM
Chief Division of Infectious Diseases, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami)
Lishomwa Ndhlovu MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Tropical Medicine, JABSOM
Timothy Brown, individual cured of HIV
10:00 am - 10:30 am Personal experience and vision for the future in HIV cure
10:30 am - 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am - 11:15 am HIV prevention efforts in Hawaii – state of the art and barriers
11:15 am - 11:45 am Use of surveillance-based data to relink patients to HIV care
Tim McCormick, Hawai'i AIDS Drug Assistance Program, State of Hawaii Department of Health
Jane Simoni PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, Co-Director of the Program on Global Mental Health, University of Washington)
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Closing Remarks, Panel discussion
LUNCH (included) On the beautiful ground of the Kaka'ako Medical School Campus
GRAND OPENING of the UNIVERSITY CLINICS AT KAKA'AKO Future home of the Clint Spencer Clinic (2:00 pm Blessing of the Clinic; Open House until 4:00 pm)

Event Sponsor
John A. Burns School of Medicine, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Melia Young, (808) 692-1208, meliay@hawaii.edu, http://jabsom.hawaii.edu

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