1st National Working Group Meeting

CFAR/APC ECHPP Conference 2012

The 1st National CFAR/APC ECHPP Working Group Meeting was held in Washington, D.C. in November 2012 with 100 participants from 20 CFARs, nine DOHs and all five NIMH-supported AIDS Prevention Centers (APCs) to present results of the ECHPP-1 projects. 

Monday, November 19, 2012

Meeting Goals and Review of Agenda (PDF)
Alan Greenberg, Milken Institute School of Public Health, Director, DC D-CFAR

NHAS, 12 Cities, ECHPP and the CFAR/APC ECHPP Initiative: US Government Perspectives

Twelve Cities Initiative (PDF)
Ron Valdiserri, HHS

CDC: ECHPP Initiative (PDF)
David Purcell and Stephen Flores

NIAID: Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Program Perspectives (PDF)
Ann Namkung Lee

NIMH: AIDS Prevention Centers (APC) Program Perspectives (PDF)
Christopher Gordon

CEWG-1, CEWG-2 and APC-1 Projects

San Francisco

Enhancing HIV Prevention in San Francisco (PDF)
Steve Morin, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, UCSF CFAR; Edwin Charlebois, UCSF CFAR; Susan Scheer, SF Department of Public Health; Katerina Christopoulos, SF General Hospital; Nicholas Moss, SF Department of Public Health; Starley Shade, UCSF CFAR; Hong-Ha Truong, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies; UCSF CFAR

Los Angeles

Mobile Phone Probes to Increase Adherence Among Persons Living with HIV
Mary Jane Rotheram, UCLA CFAR

Contingency Management to Enhance Adherence Among Persons living with HIV (PDF)
Cathy Reback, UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services

Role Shifts of Researchers and Public Health Agencies
Mary Jane Rotheram


Improving Chicago's HIV Care Cascade (PDF)
Ronald Lubelchek, Chicago D-CFAR; Nanette Benbow, Chicago Department of Public Health


Partnerships to Increase Success in the Continuum of HIV Care in Houston, TX (PDF)
Thomas Giordano, Baylor-UT Houston CFAR; Marlene McNeese Ward, Houston Department of Health and Human Services


Expanding Couples-Focused Services for HIV Prevention Among MSM (PDF)
Robert Stephenson, Emory University CFAR; Donato Clark, Georgia Department of Public Health

New York City

Enhancing Linkage to and Engagement in Care in New York City (PDF)
Blayne Cutler, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; Laurie Bauman, Einstein-Montefiore CFAR; Robert Remien, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University


New Applications of GIS in Understanding and Responding to the HIV Epidemic in Philadelphia (PDF)
David Metzger, Penn CFAR

Travel Distance to Medical Care: A Geographic Analysis of Weighted Survey Data from the Medical Monitoring Project in Philadelphia, PA (PDF)
Michael Eberhart, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Washington, DC 

Identifying Facilitators and Barriers along the HIV Continuum of Care-Washington, DC (PDF)
Amanda Castel, Milken Institute School of Public Health, DC D-CFAR; Tiffany West, DC Department of Health

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Other CFAR/APC DOH Collaborations

Working with State Health Departments

Academic/Public Health Collaboration: Facilitating Bidirectional Translational Research in North Carolina (PDF)
Peter Leone, University of North Carolina CFAR

Constructing a State Level Local Evaluation for the HRSA/SPNS Enhanced Linkage to Care Project (PDF)
Tony Somlai, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Medical College of Wisconsin

Patrick Sullivan, Emory University CFAR

Working with Local Health Departments

Integrating Public Health Practice and University Research: The University of Washington - Public Health - Seattle & King County Experience (PDF)
Matthew Golden, University of Washington CFAR

HIV Prevention Research in the Home of Health Care Reform: Boston Eye View (PDF)
Ken Mayer, Harvard University CFAR

Collaborating with Public Health to Improve Identification and Linkage to Care (PDF)
Ann Avery, Case Western Reserve University CFAR

Lessons Learned from CFAR/APC ECHPP Cascade-Related Research and Recommendations for Future Scientific Directions

HIV Testing in Clinical and Non-clinical Settings (ECHPP 1 and 2)
Moderator: Ken Mayer; Rapporteur: Robert Stephenson

Linkage to HIV Care, Treatment and Prevention (ECHPP 6) (PDF)
Moderator: Steve Morin; Rapporteur: Laurie Bauman

Retention and Re-Engagement in Care (ECHPP 7) (PDF)
Moderator: Edwin Charlebois; Rapporteur: Amanda Castel

Adherence to Antiretroviral Medicines (ECHPP 9) (PDF)
Moderator: Thomas Giordano; Rapporteur: David Metzger


Brandi Robinson

Brandi Robinson
Senior Research Program Manager
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