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Wed 7/8/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Importance of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Primary Care: Urban Clinic's Perspective MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Importance of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Primary Care: Urban Clinic's Perspective
Wed 7/8/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

The purpose of this webinar is to define Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), discuss the importance of implementing PrEP in an urban primary care setting, describe the process of prescribing PrEP, and discuss strategies for leveraging resources in an urban area.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Wed 7/15/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Accessing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Billing and Coding MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Accessing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Billing and Coding
Wed 7/15/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

The purpose of this webinar is to describe the process of coding for PrEP in WV and PA, discuss the implementation of billing for PrEP, and compare the different options for paying for PrEP.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Mon 7/20/2020 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Virtual HIV in West Virginia: Tackle the Epidemic, Not the Opioids MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Virtual HIV in West Virginia: Tackle the Epidemic, Not the Opioids
Mon 7/20/2020 11:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

This webinar will focus on the question of why there is a raging epidemic of addiction. The current opioid epidemic is a symptom of the fraying of the socio-economic fabric of rural United States. We will also look at the reasons why funding should be targeted to substance misuse, not to the drug of the moment.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Tue 7/21/2020 9:00AM - 10:00AM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Special Populations in Ending the HIV Epidemic: Routine HIV Testing in Adolescents MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Special Populations in Ending the HIV Epidemic: Routine HIV Testing in Adolescents
Tue 7/21/2020 9:00AM - 10:00AM
** Online/Virtual Event **

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to describe current guidelines and epidemiology for HIV testing among adolescents, identify key steps in educating health professionals on routine HIV testing for adolescents, and discuss lessons learned and how to implement these lessons learned across EHE regions.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Thu 7/23/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Telehealth and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) during COVID-19 MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Telehealth and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) during COVID-19
Thu 7/23/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

This session will describe PrEP and the importance of adherence during the COVID-19 pandemic, barriers to PrEP that have been brought on by COVID-19, strategies to overcome barriers and promote adherence, and how telehealth can be used to promote PrEP.


** Online/Virtual Event **
Thu 7/30/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Roadmap for COVID-19 Vaccine Development MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Webinar/Online Event
Roadmap for COVID-19 Vaccine Development
Thu 7/30/2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

This webinar will describe the process of vaccine development during COVID-19 and discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with vaccine development.


** Online/Virtual Event **

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PHDL Seminar Series

Geostatistical prediction of water lead levels in Flint,MI: A multivariate approach-Pierre Goovaerts

Monday 9/10 12:00PM - 1:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Despite several environmental crises, little research has been conducted on citywide geospatial modeling of water lead levels (WLL) in public distribution systems. This paper presents the first application of multivariate geostatistics to lead in drinking water within a distribution system, specifically in Flint, Michigan. One of the key features of the Flint data is their collection through two different sampling initiatives: (i) voluntary or homeowner-driven sampling whereby concerned citizens decided to acquire a testing kit and conduct sampling on their own (10,717 sites); and (ii) State-administered sampling where data were collected bi-weekly at 809 selected sites after training of residents by technical teams (sentinel sites). These two datasets were first averaged over the 41-week sampling period and each tax parcel to attenuate sampling fluctuations and create a set of 420 tax parcels sampled by both protocols. Both variables displayed a correlation of 0.62 while their direct and cross-semivariograms showed substantial nugget effect and a long range of 9 km. WLLs recorded at sentinel sites and deemed more reliable by city officials were then interpolated using cokriging to account for the more densely sampled voluntary data and information on service line composition (lead, other, or unknown) available for each of 51,045 residential tax parcels. Cross-validation demonstrated the greater prediction accuracy of the multivariate geostatistical approach relative to kriging using only sentinel data. This general procedure is applicable to other cities with aging infrastructure where lead in drinking water is a concern.

Last Updated On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by Crow, Sharon Weber
Created On Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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