Innovative Strategies in addressing the HIV, Hepatitis C and Overdose Crisis for Drug Users

Innovations in medical science and public health can make a difference in stemming the effects of HIV, Hepatitis C and overdose in our community.  Come learn about these issues and new strategies that aim to prevent these epidemics in our community.  Join HIPS, the National Institute of Health, and the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland Baltimore in celebrating of the launch of ANCHOR, a groundbreaking collaboration to study the effects of comprehensive harm reduction, Hepatitis C treatment, HIV prevention, and Opioid Substitution therapy on the lives of people who inject drugs.  


Invited Speakers:

·      Michael Kharfen, Senior Deputy Director, DC Department of Health

·      Cyndee Clay, Executive Director, HIPS

·      Henry Masur, MD, Chief, Critical Care Medicine, National Institutes of Health

·      Travis Gayles, MD, Chief Medical Officer for HAHSTA and Division Chief for STD-TB Control, DC Department of Health

·      David Sternberg, Clinical Services Manager, HIPS

·      Elana Rosenthal, MD, Co-Director, DC Partnership for HIV/AIDS Progress, University of Maryland


April 26, 2017



HIPS Center for Health and Achievement

906 H Street, NE

Washington, DC 20011

Refreshments will be served, reception to follow program

April 26, 2017 at 6pm - 8:30pm
Cyndee Clay
906 NE H St
Washington, DC 20002
United States
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Cyndee Clay · · 2022328150
Mikele Ann Galbraith Bonnie Beverly Scott Debbie Weyl Joanna Poceta Mikela Sheskier Rosa Maria Sternberg Civilian Woods George Tsiakalakis Talia Bernal Christina Sensabaugh Christina Sensabaugh Adrienne Poon Adrienne Poon Sarah Alsamarai Zachary Ford Sheldon Steiner Laura Worby Gerald Thompson Jennifer Flannagan Melissa Anderson Hannah Bryant Melina Afzal Jillian Catalanotti Chantil Thomas Jennifer Bouey Carolyn Hofley Jennifer Babcock Nicholas Sheets Candace Batch Ololade Adebiyi Sima Stillings Luis Ornelas Ella Barnes-Williams S G Yavar moghimi Sara Knotts Catherine Tomko Megan Kelly George Kerr Ryan Springer Kaitlyn Boecker Alyssa Kitlas Tony Wood Rosa Phelps Moudene Andrea Lopez Cyndee Clay Elizabeth Fs Kathleen Dolan

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