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Agenda: 2022 Spring ATN Virtual Meeting

All full meeting sessions are listed below for Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 11am - 5:10pm EDT and Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 11am - 5pm EDT.

The program for the meeting, which includes Zoom web conferencing log-in details, is available here on the ATN secure site.

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Agenda, Day 1, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 11am - 5:10pm EDT.


All times are EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

11am - 11:05am NIH Welcome – Sonia Lee, PhD; Acting Branch Chief, Maternal and Pediatric Disease Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Treatment Continuum

11:05am - 11:30am The Impact of the SMART mHealth Intervention on ART Adherence in Youth (ATN 144), Marvin Belzer, MD
11:30am - 11:55am Cascade Monitoring: Trends in Patient Characteristics and Key Treatment Cascade Measures from 2016 through 2020 (ATN 154), Tyra Dark, PhD, MA and Kit N. Simpson, DrPH
11:55am - 12:20pm Acute HIV Infection in Youth: Preliminary Study Findings (ATN 147), Karin Nielsen-Saines, MD, MPH
12:20pm - 12:45pm Stepped Care Interventions among Youth Living with HIV (ATN 148), Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, PhD
12:45pm - 1:10pm Challenges and Needs of Youth Living with HIV in the Era of COVID: Baseline Finding from the YouTHrive Study (ATN 138), Keith J. Horvath, PhD
1:10pm - 1:25pm Break
1:25pm - 1:35pm Attendee Trivia

Prevention Continuum

1:35pm - 2pm Relationship functioning and dyadic coping with HIV infection risk among young sexual minority men in relationships (ATN 156), Tyrel J. Starks, PhD
2pm - 2:25pm Prepared, Protected, emPowered (P3): Improving Adherence among youth on PrEP (ATN 142), Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH
2:25pm - 2:50pm COMPARE: An Early Glimpse at Enrollment, Health Insurance, and Provider Access in a national trial of mobile apps to increase HIV testing and PrEP uptake among YMSM in the US (ATN 143), Katie Biello, PhD, MPH
2:50pm - 3pm Break
3pm - 3:25pm PrEP Use Increases and Sustains Over 24 Months with Strengths-Based Telehealth Coaching, Online Peer Support, and Automated Text-Messaging: ATN CARES Factorial RCT Results (ATN 149), Dallas Swendeman, PhD, MPH
3:25pm - 3:50pm Using Configurational Comparative Methods to Understand the Conditions that Produce Successful PrEP Implementation in Family Planning Clinics (ATN 155), Kaitlin Piper, MPH, PhD Candidate (she/her)
3:50pm - 4:15pm We Prevent: Assessing the Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Promise of Relationship-Focused HIV Prevention Intervention with Young Sexual Minority Men (ATN 157), Kristi Gamarel, PhD, EdM
4:15pm - 4:40pm Lifesteps for PrEP for Youth: Preliminary Data (ATN 158), Christina Psaros, PhD 
4:40pm - 5:05pm ATN Youth Experts and Advocates for Health (YEAH) and Executive Committee (EC) Youth Presentation
5:05pm - 5:10pm Retirement Announcement/Day 1 Adjourn


Agenda, Day 2, Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 11am - 5pm EDT

11am - 11:15am Day 2 Welcome / In Memoriam

Prevention Continuum

11:15am - 11:40am PrEP Disparities among Gender Minority Youth and Young Adults: A Cross-network Analysis of ATN Participants in CARES and TechStep (EHE - Pooled Analysis), Anne E. Fehrenbacher, PhD, MPH
11:40am - 12:05pm Exploring Social and Structural Drivers of Adolescent Transactional Sex Work and HIV Risk (EHE - Pooled Analysis), Darnell N. Motley, PhD
12:05pm - 12:30pm Results from a Pooled Descriptive Analysis of ATN Studies (Network - Pooled Analysis), Justin DeMonte, BAS, PhD Candidate
12:30pm - 12:55pm Youth Reactions to ART Adherence Data Visualization, Eamonn McGonigle, BS; A Mind Map of Youth Living with HIV: What Youth are Saying About the Supports That Help Manage Life with HIV, Natalie Filipowicz, BS, MPH Candidate and Lauren Seager, BSPH, MPH Candidate (ATN 152)
12:55pm - 1:05pm Break
1:05pm - 1:15pm  Attendee Trivia
1:15pm - 1:40pm Understanding Organization Adherence to Implementation of Motivational Interviewing in Multidisciplinary Adolescent HIV Clinics (ATN 146), Sylvie Naar, PhD
1:40pm - 2:05pm  Examining COVID-19 Pandemic Stress among Youth Living with HIV in the United States (ATN 144b), Sitaji Gurung, MD, PhD, MPH
2:05pm - 2:30pm ePrEP updates on study progress and baseline data (ATN 159), Aaron Siegler, PhD 
2:30pm - 2:55pm TechStep ATN 160: Participant Baseline Characteristics and Risk Behaviors (ATN 160), Joshua Rusow, PhD, MSW and Cathy J. Reback, PhD
2:55pm - 3:05pm Break
3:05pm - 3:30pm Preferences across PrEP Modalities among YMSM and Lessons for Implementation of HIV Prevention Services for Youth (ATN 141A), Pablo Kokay Valente, PhD Candidate
3:30pm - 3:55pm ATN DREAM: Lessons Learned to Date (ATN 163), José Bauermeister, PhD, MPH and Renata Arrington Sanders, MD, MPH, ScM
3:55pm - 4:20pm Correlates of HIV Testing across the Lifespan – Adolescence through Later Adulthood – among Sexual Minority Men in the US who are not on PrEP (SIU Online Master Screener), Travis Lovejoy, PhD, MPH
4:20pm - 4:50pm ATN Antiracism Initiative: Preliminary Summary and Recommendations. Katherine Turner, MPH, President, Global Citizen, LLC and Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Sheryl Taylor, MPH, Principal Consultant, Symphony Tailored Health Solutions; with Sandra Agola (she/her) and Kendrick Forte (he/him)
4:50pm - 5pm Day 2 adjourn

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