AzCRH Webinar: HIV Testing and Prevention — How Arizona Health Workers Can Help End the Epidemic
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 | Noon-1:00 p.m. MST (Mountain Standard Time)
Brought to you by:
Southwest Telehealth Resource Center | Arizona Telemedicine Program | Arizona Center for Rural Health
- Describe the HIV epidemic on national and local levels.
- Discuss the importance of early HIV testing and treatment.
- Review biomedical HIV prevention treatment strategies (PEP & PrEP).
Presenter, Alyssa Guido has served as the program director for the Arizona AIDS Education and Training Center, a local partner of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center, since July 2010. Alyssa discovered her passion for HIV education and advocacy as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia from 2004-06. After her service in Zambia, she coordinated an overseas staff training program at Peace Corps Headquarters for two years and before returning to school to get her master’s in public health. She completed her MPH at the University of Arizona, College of Public Health in 2010. As Arizona AETC Program Director, Alyssa managed the implementation of a targeted HIV screening program in two emergency departments in Tucson, Arizona. Alyssa’s current AETC work is focused on PrEP and PEP program development and education about the 4th generation HIV testing algorithm.
Like the Petersen HIV Clinics at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South, the Arizona AETC is operated by the University of Arizona Division of Infectious Diseases with funding by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, a unit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under a federal grant through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Learn more here: http://arizonaaetc.arizona.edu
For a full listing of webinars and topics in this series, visit this link: http://crh.arizona.edu/programs/sorh/webinars
This event also can be found on the UA’s Arizona Telemedicine Program website along with other webinars the program hosts.
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