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Visualizing HIV Transmission and Prevention

Visualizing HIV Transmission and Prevention
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Original Release Date: 3/19/2019
Termination Date: 03/18/2022
Review Date: 6/3/2019
Presenter
  • Thomas J. Hope, PhD
    Professor
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Presenter Bio
Thomas Hope, PhD

Thomas J. Hope, PH.D., Professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Feinberg School of Medicine and in Biomedical Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Northwestern University. Dr. Hope received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Immunology, where he studied Molecular Immunology under Dr. H. Sakano. He completed his postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Francisco where he studied the HIV Rev protein. Dr. Hope’s laboratory has been a pioneer the use of cell biology approaches to study HIV providing images and movies of HIV interacting with cells and tissues. For the past 25 years, his research has focused on HIV Cellular Virology. More recently, this focus has expanded to HIV related mucosal immunology, HIV transmission, and HIV prevention science.

His work has been published over the past three decades in respected journals such as Science, PNAS, The Journal of Cell Biology, Cell Host and Microbes, Journal of Virology, and PLoS Pathogens. Dr. Hope is also the Editor-in-Chief of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses and a Section Editor for PLoS Pathogens. Dr. Hope is a widely respected speaker and gives talks about his innovative work on AIDS/HIV at many institutions and conferences, nationally and internationally.

Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on March 19, 2019 and will terminate March 18, 2022.


The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.


This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.

 Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement 

Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.  

  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Thomas J. Hope, (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Hope submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

This meeting of the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN) and enduring material were funded in part by educational grants from: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics (a division of Janssen Products, LP), Merck & Co., and ViiV Healthcare.

Details: 

  • This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length. 
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz. 
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate. 
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
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