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Best of ACTHIV: Progress in HIV Prevention

Best of ACTHIV: Progress in HIV Prevention
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ACTHIV
Original Release Date: 9/15/2019
Review Date: 9/15/2019
Presenter
  • Charlene A. Flash, MD, MPH
    Associate Chief Medical Officer
    Legacy Community Health
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Explain the indications for prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and its role in HIV prevention.
  2. Describe the role of HIV treatment in prevention.
Presenter Bio
Charlene Flash, MD, MPH
Charlene Flash, MD, MPH is a national expert on the implementation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, having developed one of the first comprehensive HIV prevention programs in the United States to prescribe HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to high-risk heterosexuals and men who have sex with men (MSM) in a real-world setting outside the context of a demonstration project or clinical trial. Currently the Assistant Medical Director of HIV Prevention Services for Harris Health System in Houston, TX, Dr. Flash is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Flash provides primary care to a large panel of patients with HIV at Thomas Street Health Center, one of the oldest and largest free-standing HIV clinics in the United States, and serves on the HIV service as well as the General Infectious Disease Service at Ben Taub Hospital. Dr. Flash serves as a reviewer for the CDC’s clinical guidelines: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States. Dr. Flash serves on the CDC Women and PrEP Working Group. Dr. Flash provides consultation for the Houston Department of Health and Human Services PrEP Implementation activities and to the Black AIDS Institute Learning Collaborative for PrEP implementation. Dr. Flash mentors infectious disease fellows, medical residents, medical students, public health students and social work students.
Continuing Education Credit (The CE accreditation for this course has expired - this section is only for your information)

The enduring material is jointly provided by Beaumont Health, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV).

The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. The Conference was supported by the Clinical Education Initiative, New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute. The conference and this web archive were supported by educational grants from Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP; Merck & Co., and ViiV HealthCare.

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Windows Requirements: • Operating system: Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later • Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or later, Mozilla Firefox 2.5 or later • Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection • Flash: Adobe Flash Player 9 or later
Macintosh Requirements: • Operating system: Mac OS X v10.3 or later • Browser: Mozilla Firefox 2.5 or later • Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection • Flash: Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

Copyright 2019. American Academy of CME, Inc., Beaumont Health, and American Conference for the Treatment of HIV.

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