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Agenda: 2020 Spring ATN Virtual Meeting

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All times are EDT (Eastern Daylight Time). 


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

11:00AM - 5:00PM | Closed Meetings

11:00AM - 5:00PM

External Scientific Panel & Executive Committee

11:00AM - 5:00PM

YEAH Meeting

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

10:00AM - 12:00PM | Closed Meeting

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Executive Committee


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

12:15PM - 5:00PM | Full ATN Meeting | Open to All.

12:15PM - 12:30PM    

Virtual Meeting Etiquette: Cameron Gunn

Welcome: Sylvie Naar, PhD

Opening Remarks: Sonia Lee, PhD, Acting Chief, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch (MPIDB), NICHD 

12:30PM - 1:30PM    

Keynote Presentation

From science to public health practice: CDC’s HIV prevention research-to-practice framework.

Presenter: Linda J. Koenig, PhD, Chief, Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

1:30PM - 2:15PM

Recruitment Panel 

Moderated by Isa Fernandez, PhD.

Featuring: Charnell Cromer, RN, MSN; Ruben Jimenez, BA; Manuel A. Ocasio, PhD, MSPH; Maria Zlotorzynska, PhD, MPH 

2:15PM - 3:00PM    

CARES Presentations

Recruiting sexual and gender minority youth through social media and community engagement activities.
Presenter: Manuel A. Ocasio, PhD, MSPH 

Intervention uptake & retention for young MSM at high HIV risk and those HIV seropositive.
Presenter: Scott Comulada, DrPH

3:00PM - 3:15PM  


3:15PM - 4:00PM

Scale It Up Presentations

We Test phase 2 findings.
Presenter: Tyrel Starks, PhD

Recruitment challenges and strategies in a national online adherence protocol for youth living with HIV.
Presenter: Sitaji Gurung, MD, MPH, PhD

Main Cascade Monitoring outcomes 2016-2017 including retention in care.
Presenter: Kit Simpson, DrPH

4:00PM - 5:00PM    

iTech Presentations

Pushing Up to Year 5: iTech progress, pitfalls, and the path to completion. 
Presenter: Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH

How youth engagement has contributed to iTech.
Presenters: Drew McGee; Kendrick Forte 

Implementation of mHealth studies in iTech, a site perspective.
Presenters: Mary Paul, MD; Dalisa Santiago, MBA

Thursday, April 16, 2020

11:00AM - 12:30PM | Full ATN Meeting | Open to All 

11:00AM - 11:15AM    

Virtual Meeting Etiquette: Cameron Gunn

Welcome: Sylvie Naar, PhD

11:15AM - 12:00PM

U24 Coordinating Center Presentations

ATN 071/101 - Chronic inflammation impairs visual spatial memory in Youth with HIV.
Presenter: John Sleasman, MD 

Planning 4 PrEP - Phase 1 findings.
Presenters: Jessica Sales, PhD, MA; Anandi Sheth, MD, MSc

12:00PM - 12:30PM

Guest Presentation

Designing Desire - A PrEP douche candidate for adolescents.

Presenters: Jose Bauermeister, PhD, MPH, Presidential Professor, School of Nursing & Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Craig Hendrix, MD, Wellcome Professor and Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University 


Meeting Adjourned

Thursday, April 16, 2020

10:00AM - 3:00PM | Closed Meetings 

12:30PM - 1:30PM Planning 4 PrEP
10:00AM - 11:00AM  Modeling Core
1:00PM - 3:00PM     TERA
  CARES - schedule and logistics provided by CARES leadership 
  iTech - schedule and logistics provided by iTech leadership 
  Scale it Up - schedule and logistics provided by SIU leadership 

Friday, April 17, 2020

11:30AM - 3:30PM | Closed Meeting

11:30AM - 3:30PM Scientific Committee



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