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Title: Challenging Racism and Building Equity in PrEP Uptake for BIPOC Communities
Dates: Wednesday, June 22nd and Thursday, June 23rd, 2022
Time: 10am – 2pm PST via Zoom
Speakers & Topics:
∙ PrEP Data Overview in San Francisco and Alameda Counties
— Hyman Scott, MD, MPH, Clinical Research Medical Director at Bridge HIV (SFDPH)
∙ Challenges to PrEP uptake in BIPOC: Why are we doing so poorly?
— Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion, College of Nursing at Penn State University
∙ Addressing Medical Mistrust
— Ace Robinson, MPH, Co-Chair, Federal AIDS Policy Partnership
∙ Panel Discussions: “Best Practices to Improve PrEP Uptake among BIPOC People” & “Community Perspectives”
∙ Model PrEP Projects: REACH LA and San Francisco City Clinic
∙ Describe the role of structural racism in access to PrEP among BIPOC communities.
∙ Summarize the importance of increasing PrEP utilization among BIPOC communities.
∙ List barriers and opportunities to engage and retain BIPOC communities in PrEP uptake.
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