2019 Bay Area HIV Health Disparities Symposium

Housing, Human Rights, and HIV

The Health Education Center at Samuel Merritt University
400 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland , CA
Add to Calendar 2019-08-16 08:30 2019-08-16 16:00 America/Los_Angeles 2019 Bay Area HIV Health Disparities Symposium

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Please join the UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research for a one-day meeting on health disparities in HIV in the Bay Area. The goal of this meeting is to increase awareness and collaboration between public health departments, community-based researchers and implementers, and academic centers. This year’s meeting will take a deeper dive into the drivers of HIV health disparities within homeless populations.

Topics to include:

  • Housing and healthcare as a human right
  • Stories from current and former homeless persons
  • Housing provider perspectives
  • County/government perspectives
  • Syndemics; STIs, HIV, Hep C, Substance use and Mental Health
  • Hidden populations

 

Keynote Speaker

Angela Jenkins
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kaiser Pemanente

Confirmed Speakers

Kathleen A. Clanon, MD, FACP
Director, Alameda County Care Connect
Medical Director, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

Judy Eliachar, MA
Coordinator, AIDS Housing Information Project
Eden Information and Referral, Inc. Hayward CA

Clair Farley
Senior Advisor on LGBTQ Affairs
Director, Office of Transgender Initiatives

Stephanie Cohen, MD, MPH
Medical Director, City Clinic

Loris A. Mattox
Executive Director, HIV Education and Prevention Project of Alameda County

Paul Harkin
Director of Harm Reduction Programs, GLIDE

Deborah Borne, MSW, MD
Medical Director, Transitions Division
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Margot Kushel, MD
Director, UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations

Alison Wakefield, MPH
HIV Services Director, Mission Neighborhood Health Center

Terrance Walker
Youth Program Coordinator, AIDS Project of the East Bay

Toni Newman
Executive Director, St. James Infirmary

Gavin Morrow-Hall
Black/African American Health Initiative
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Darpun Sachdev, MD
Project Director, Project Opt-In
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Elizabeth Imbert, MD, MPH
MD Lead, POP-UP (Positive-health Onsite Program for Unstably-housed Populations)
Division of HIV, ID and Global Medicine

, The Health Education Center at Samuel Merritt University 400 Hawthorne Avenue Oakland , CA See map: Google Maps

Register Here

Please join the UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research for a one-day meeting on health disparities in HIV in the Bay Area. The goal of this meeting is to increase awareness and collaboration between public health departments, community-based researchers and implementers, and academic centers. This year’s meeting will take a deeper dive into the drivers of HIV health disparities within homeless populations.

Topics to include:

  • Housing and healthcare as a human right
  • Stories from current and former homeless persons
  • Housing provider perspectives
  • County/government perspectives
  • Syndemics; STIs, HIV, Hep C, Substance use and Mental Health
  • Hidden populations

 

Keynote Speaker

Angela Jenkins
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kaiser Pemanente

Confirmed Speakers

Kathleen A. Clanon, MD, FACP
Director, Alameda County Care Connect
Medical Director, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

Judy Eliachar, MA
Coordinator, AIDS Housing Information Project
Eden Information and Referral, Inc. Hayward CA

Clair Farley
Senior Advisor on LGBTQ Affairs
Director, Office of Transgender Initiatives

Stephanie Cohen, MD, MPH
Medical Director, City Clinic

Loris A. Mattox
Executive Director, HIV Education and Prevention Project of Alameda County

Paul Harkin
Director of Harm Reduction Programs, GLIDE

Deborah Borne, MSW, MD
Medical Director, Transitions Division
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Margot Kushel, MD
Director, UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations

Alison Wakefield, MPH
HIV Services Director, Mission Neighborhood Health Center

Terrance Walker
Youth Program Coordinator, AIDS Project of the East Bay

Toni Newman
Executive Director, St. James Infirmary

Gavin Morrow-Hall
Black/African American Health Initiative
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Darpun Sachdev, MD
Project Director, Project Opt-In
San Francisco Department of Public Health

Elizabeth Imbert, MD, MPH
MD Lead, POP-UP (Positive-health Onsite Program for Unstably-housed Populations)
Division of HIV, ID and Global Medicine