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August 27, 2020 - AIDS 2020 Video Recordings Now Available

AIDS 2020 Logo Banner - 23rd International AIDS Conference, Virtual 6-10 July 2020

View the presentations and contributions from the ATN at AIDS 2020, held virtually in July 2020. 

Session: Keeping the Spotlight on Adolescents: Scholar research and youth perspectives from the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN).  

On-demand (recorded ahead of the event) topics and presenters for this session:

Partners In Life: A Couples’ Relationship Strengthening and HIV Prevention Intervention. Tashuna Albritton, Assistant Medical Professor, CUNY School of Medicine. Dr. Albritton is an ATN Diversity Scholar. 

Take the Time to Get to Know Me: Modern Day Methods for Engaging and Retaining Youth. Daniel Rodriguez, Booker Shorter, Ron Smalls, Members of the ATN Executive Committee. Watch the video and see the text transcript from this presentation.


Live topics and presenters for this session:

Ending the HIV Epidemic for Adolescents, with Adolescents: A Network Perspective. Sonia Lee, National Institutes of Health, Michael Hudgens, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Developmentally Tailoring mHealth Interventions within iTech. Lisa Hightow-Weidman, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Michael Hudgens, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Testing Implementation Strategies to Improve Culturally Competent and Developmentally Tailored Behavior Change Communication among the Youth HIV Healthforce in the United States. Sylvie Naar, Florida State University, Michael Hudgens, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Youth Recruitment, Retention, and Intervention Engagement in New Orleans and Los Angeles. Isa Fernandez, Nova Southeastern University, Dallas Swendeman, University of California, Los Angeles, Michael Hudgens, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

These were followed by a Question and Answer session. 


On-demand Abstracts and Posters:

Neurocognitive correlates of alcohol and cannabis use problems among adolescents and emerging adults living with HIV: ATN 129. Sharon Nichols, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Evaluating implementation practices in the Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) with the EPIS Model: The role of policy within program implementation. Seyram A. Butame, Florida State University

Evidence that healthy choices, a motivational interviewing intervention, reduces HIV-related stigma in youth living with HIV: ATN 129. Henna Budhwani, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health

Other Resources:

National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research Participation in AIDS 2020: Virtual

Locate other presentations/recordings from AIDS 2020 here.