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ACTHIV 2016 Conference - Switching ART

ACTHIV 2016 Conference - Switching ART
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Original Release Date: 4/28/2016
Review Date: 9/15/2016
  • Joel E. Gallant, MD, MpH
    Medical Director
    Southwest CARE Center
Presenter Bio
Joel Gallant, MD, MpH
Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH, is the Medical Director of Specialty Services at the Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is Adjunct Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, where he was previously the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He conducts clinical trials on the treatment of HIV infection and viral hepatitis and has been an investigator in the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), the Multicenter AIDS Cohort (MACS), and the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG). He is a fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians. He is Immediate Past Chair of the HIV Medicine Association and is on the Board of Directors of the International Antiviral Society-USA. He is a member of the IAS-USA antiretroviral therapy guidelines panel and the IDSA/HIVMA Panel for Primary Care Guidelines for the Management of Persons Infected with HIV. He is on the Infectious Disease Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is the recipient of the 2006 HIV Clinical Educator Award from the IDSA/HIVMA. Dr. Gallant writes and speaks extensively on HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy.
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The enduring material is jointly provided by William Beaumont Hospital, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV).

The 10th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 28-30, 2016 in Dallas, TX. The Conference was supported by funding from the Clinical Education Initiative, New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute; and from the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA). The conference and this web archive were supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP; Merck & Co.; and ViiV Healthcare.

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  • See also posters and abstracts from meetings cited in presentation.