PLENARY SESSIONS

Aging, HIV Prevention and Care: SYNCing Clinical, Structural and Practical Implications
Presented by Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Thursday - September 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Overview

During this dynamic plenary, presenters will provide insights on the clinical, structural, and practical aspects of HIV prevention and care among aging populations. The clinical section will cover data and contextualize the needs of aging populations, prevention, and HIV care. The structural component will review health systems and best practices within care coordination for aging PLWH. The practical component will provide patient advocate insights on aging, HIV, and comprehensive prevention for people over 50.

Learning Objectives:

    • Explain the implications of age on HIV disease progression
    • Discuss how provider and consumer alignment impacts the care coordination of people aging with HIV
    • Describe the structural factors that impact the provision of care for people aging with HIV
      Identify HIV prevention and care services for people aging with HIV
    • Discuss the aging patient’s perspective of HIV care coordination 

Introduction and Welcome by Moderators: Presentation on the HIV Age Positively Initiative

    • Darwin Thompson, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Moderator
    • Douglas Brooks, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Moderator

Clinical Perspectives: Data and Context on Aging Populations, PrEP, and HIV Care

    • Dr. Jonathan Appelbaum, Florida State University College of Medicine
    • Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, Harvard Medical School

Structural Perspectives: Health Systems and Care Coordination

    • Dr. Patrice Harris, National Medical Association
    • Dr. Elena Rios,  National Hispanic Medical Association
    • Melanie Anne Haskin Reese, Older Women Embracing Life 

Practical Perspectives: Patient Advocate Insights on Aging, HIV, and Prevention

    • Tez Anderson, Let’s Kick Ass
    • Gabrielle “Gibby” Thomas
    • Edward Jackson, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Center for AIDS Research
    • Michelle Lopez, Gay Men’s Health Crisis
    • Kym Gordon, Damien Ministries
    • Frank Hawkins, AIDS Delaware