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COLLABORATION STATEMENT: The AIDS Institute is proud of the ongoing collaboration between the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) and Physicians Research Network (PRN). Founded in 1990, PRN has a well-established reputation for spotlighting the work of the most innovative and influential leaders in the HIV treatment, prevention and research fields through its monthly meetings in New York City. Since 2010, CEI has featured recordings of PRN's monthly events through the CEI website. The combined efforts of both educational institutions have enhanced the continuing educational resources available to New York State clinicians caring for people living with, or at risk for HIV.
Original Release Date: 5/17/2011
Review Date: 5/17/2011
David M. Simpson, MD, FRCP, FAAN
Professor of Neurology
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
- Discuss the prevalence of neurological complications of HIV infection, with a focus on HIV neurocognitive disorders (HAND).
- Understand the clinical approach and differential diagnosis of HIV-associated central nervous system (CNS) disorders.
- Use screening and examination tools to diagnose HIV-associated CNS disorders.
David M. Simpson, MD, FRCP, FAA, is Professor of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories, and Director of the Neuro-AIDS Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. An author of 234 original publications and book chapters, Dr. Simpson is the principal investigator for many studies, including studies for the treatment of painful peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Simpson is a member of the American Neurological Association and the American Pain Society and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the Royal College of Physicians. He is on the editorial boards of AIDS Patient Care and Current HIV/AIDS Reports.
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