May 21, 2010
||The 17th Texas HIV/STD conference.
||May 24-27, 2010
||Renaissance Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Blvd., Austin
||More than 800 health professionals to attend biennial conference
to exchange information about HIV/STD prevention, intervention, policy and
clinical care in Texas. It is sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health
Services in collaboration with the Center for Health Training and the Texas
Public Health Association. More than 150 presenters from around the world will
speak at the four-day event.
||Monday, May 24
||HIV/STD State of the State address, Ann S. Robbins, Manager,
HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch, DSHS, Austin.
||Keynote Address: Back to Basics in HIV Prevention, Elizabeth
Pisani, Director, Ternyata Limited, London,
Tuesday, May 25
||Texas HIV/STD Research Award Finalist Presentations and Ceremony.
Dr. David Lakey, DSHS commissioner, will present the Texas HIV/STD Research
Award to one of three finalists at 11:30
Wednesday, May 26
||Expedited Partner Therapy Panel Discussion. EPT allows clinicians
to treat sex partners of patients with certain
Thursday, May 27
||Christopher Bates, Director, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., will discuss
development of the National HIV/AIDS
||More information at www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd/conference/2010/default.shtm.
(News Media Contact: Christine DeLoma, DSHS
Assistant Press Officer, 512-458-7511.)
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