IDM Events

IDM Departmental Calendar

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 **

Recent Events

IDM Event

35th Anniversary of the Pitt Men's Study

Friday 9/20 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Join the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology to commemorate this NIH-funded study that has been ongoing in Pittsburgh since 1984, following approximately 3,000 men to gather information on the epidemiology, virology, immunology, and pathology of HIV. Featuring remarks by PI's Charles Rinaldo and Jeremy Martinson, plus presentations by national experts celebrating the history and future of this important study. 

Read more about the Pitt Men's Study...

AGENDA

 8:00 a.m.

Arrival & Morning Refreshments

 8:30 a.m.

Welcome

Arthur Levine, MD
Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences
John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, School of Medicine

Charles Rinaldo, PhD
Principal Investigator, Pitt Men's Study
Chair and Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Lessons Learned from the MACS: Select Picks from the Continuing Harvest of Observational Data

Frank Palella, MD
Potocsnak Family Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Nortwestern University

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow: 35 Years on the Yellow Brick Road to a Cure

William Buchanan, M.Mus.
Pitt Men's Study Clinic and Volunteer Coordinator
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

11:15-11:30 a.m.

Contributions of the MACS and WIHS to HIV Research: A Tale of Two Cohorts and their Future as One

Phyllis Tien, MD
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

11:15-11:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks

Jeremy Martinson, DPhil
Principal Investigaor, Pitt Men's Study
Assistant Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Last Updated On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by McCullough, Caitlin Emily
Created On Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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