Published Date: 08/29/2023
Expiration Date: 06/04/2026
These presentations identify two new biomedical STI prevention strategies, including novel HIV PrEP options, discuss the recent evidence behind selected strategies, and describe options for implementation of selected strategies.
Daniela DiMarco, MD is an infectious disease physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center providing clinical care within the URMC system and the Monroe County Sexual Health Clinic. She obtained her Medical Degree from SUNY Stony Brook, internal medicine residency training at the University of Connecticut, ID fellowship at the University of Vermont, and Master’s in Public Health from Dartmouth College. Dr. DiMarco’s work is focused on STIs including HIV. She leads the CDC-funded North East Track 2B Capacity Building Assistance Program for HIV Prevention at the University of Rochester Center for Community Practice, and is faculty within the NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative Sexual Health Center of Excellence. She participates in clinical research as part of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium, and serves on related expert working groups.
Marguerite A. Urban, MD is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Medical Director of the Monroe County Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic. She directs the NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative – Sexual Health Center of Excellence. Her research interests relate to sexual behavior, sexual risk reduction, HIV and STD prevention and sexual health.
Antonio E. Urbina, MD is the Medical Director for the Mt. Sinai Institute for Advanced Medicine Downtown clinic in New York City. Dr. Urbina serves as a Medical Director for the Clinical Education Initiative of the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute as well as Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Since completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center-Manhattan in 1995, Dr. Urbina has pioneered innovative educational programming for community-based clinics, hospitals, and public health departments. He has directed more than 10 HIV clinical trials research protocols. From 2007 to 2009, Dr. Urbina served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) as well as Governor Cuomo’s Task Force to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State.