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The HIV Epidemic in NYC and the Nation: What the Numbers Tell Us

The HIV Epidemic in NYC and the Nation: What the Numbers Tell Us
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Original Release Date: 11/1/2019
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Presenter
  • Blayne Cutler, MD, PhD
    Assistant Commissioner
    Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Understand current trends in the HIV epidemic in NYC.
  2. Know how NYC data compare to national trends.
  3. Understand the critical need for routine HIV screening with prompt linkage to care in clinical settings.
  4. Understand the importance of maximizing combination approaches for HIV prevention, as well as the critical need for routine HIV screening with prompt linkage to care in clinical settings.
Presenter Bio
Blayne Cutler, MD, PhD
Blayne Cutler is the Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She is an infectious disease and public health physician, who has served as the principal investigator or co-investigator for numerous clinical and epidemiological studies involving HIV and other infectious diseases. Dr. Cutler completed her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, her residency in the combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics program at Brown University, and her infectious diseases fellowship at Columbia University, where she also received a Master’s degree in epidemiology and was awarded a research fellowship from the Mailman School of Public Health’s Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research.
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