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Providence 4th Annual HIV/AIDS Symposium

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Ross Auditorium

Providence Hospital

1150 Varnum St NE

Washington, DC 20017

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Symposium Chairs

  • Dr. Jose Bordon, Providence Health System, Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases

  • Dr. Rick Elion, Providence Health System, Co-Chair, Center for Infectious Diseases

Debaters

  • Dr. Ian Frank, Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Dr. David Wohl, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, Univ. of North Carolina

  • Dr. Robert Redfield, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Univ. Maryland Medical School

  • Dr. Paul E. Sax, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

AGENDA

Welcome and Introduction

  • Dr. Jose Bordon, Providence Health System, Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases

The Voice of the DC Community Against the HIV Epidemic

Re-assessing the HIV Epidemic in the District of Columbia

  • Michael Kharfen, Deputy Senior Director, DC, DOH, HAHSTA

DC Partnership For AIDS Progress, An Urban Model For Decreasing The Impact Of HIV/AIDS

  • Dr. Henry Masur, Chief, National Institute of Health, Critical Care Medicine and Clinical Professor, George Washington Univ. School of Medicine

DEBATE THEMES

  • The Myth of Double NRTIs Backbone

  • Is the double NRTI backbone an essential component for an optimal ART regimen?

  • The Myth of NRTIs and a Minimum of Three Drugs for an Optimal ART Regimen

  • Are NRTI sparing regimens with two drugs effective, safe and valid treatment options?

Closing and Remarks

Dr. Jose Bordon, Providence Health System

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