Embargoed until 12:00 noon EST (17:00 GMT) Thursday, 20 November 2008
||November 20 - 21, 2008
||Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
An audiobriefing will be held on Thursday, November 20 at 12:00 PM EST.
A live blog will be generated during the Summit. It can be accessed at http://hivforum.blogspot.com.
If you would like to interview a researcher or HIV advocate on this topic, the following are available.
- Dr. Veronica Miller, Executive Director, The Forum for
Collaborative HIV Research
- Dr. John Bartlett, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious
Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral
Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Dr. Kenneth Mayer, Director, Brown University AIDS Program
- Dr. Richard Rothman, Associate Professor and Research Fellowship
Director, The Johns Hopkins University Department of Emergency Medicine
- Christopher Barnhill, Metro TeenAIDS, Washington, D.C.
- Deadra Lawson-Smith, Living Quilt project member and Community
Liaison/Peer Advocate, South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council
Informational videos about HIV and HIV testing from the Brown University AIDS Program:
Interview with Christopher Barnhill, MetroTeen AIDS
To attend the Summit, RSVP to the audiobriefing, interview experts, or for more information, contact:
(o) 301 652-1558, ext. 5719
About the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research:
The Forum for Collaborative HIV Research is an independent public-private partnership whose mission is to facilitate discussion on emerging issues in HIV clinical research and the transfer of research results into care. The Forum is comprised of representatives from all stakeholders in HIV clinical research and facilitates ongoing discussion and collaboration among these stakeholders to address critical unanswered questions about the optimal medical management of HIV disease and encourage coordination among public and private research efforts.