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    DSHS HIV/STD Program

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    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

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Test Texas HIV Coalition Meeting 2013

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The Test Texas HIV Coalition Meeting was held May 3, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin. Presentations for this meeting are found below.

Agenda
8:30 - 8:35 a.m. - Introductions, Housekeeping
8:35 - 8:55 a.m. Welcome Ann S. Robbins, Ph.D., Manager, HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch, DSHS, Austin, Texas Presentation (PDF : 512 kb)
8:55 - 9:20 a.m. Routine HIV Testing in Texas: Data Overview Karalee Poschman, M.P.H., Routine Testing Evaluator, HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch, DSHS, Austin, Texas Presentation (PDF : 1,099 kb)
9:20 - 10:20 a.m. A Clinician’s Role in Destigmatizing HIV Diagnosis and Treatment Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, United Medical Center, Washington, DC Presentation (PDF :2,036 kb)
10:20 - 10:35 a.m. - Break
10:35 - 11:35 a.m. Utilizing Electronic Health Records to Order, Report and Evaluate Routine HIV Testing James L. Holly, M.D., CEO, Southeast Texas Medical Associates, Beaumont, Texas Presentation (PDF : 1,014 kb)
11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. - Lunch
12:35 - 1:05 p.m. Staff Development and Training: Sustaining Routine HIV Testing Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, United Medical Center, Washington, DC
Tamesha Scott, HIV Educator-Linkage to Care Coordinator, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
Tonya Burris, B.S.N., R.N., Director of Clinical Program, FFACTS Clinic, University Health Systems, San Antonio, Texas
Presentation (PDF : 2,134 kb)
1:05 - 1:50 p.m. Linking to HIV Medical Care Nancy Miertschin, M.P.H., HIV Projects Manager, Thomas Street Health Center, Harris Health Systems, Houston, Texas
Tamesha Scott, HIV Educator-Linkage to Care Coordinator, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
Cordella Lyon, R.N., HIV Screening Coordinator, Baptist Hospitals of South East Texas, Beaumont, Texas
Presentation (PDF : 634 kb)
Presentation (PDF : 1,601 kb)
1:50 - 2:05 p.m. - Break
2:05 - 2:30 p.m. Updates – Looking Forward Isabel Clark, M.A., R.D., Routine HIV Testing Consultant, HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch, DSHS, Austin, Texas Presentation (PDF : 291 kb)
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. New HIV Testing Algorithms and Methods Jenny R. McFarlane, Routine HIV Testing and Perinatal Prevention Coordinator, DSHS, Austin, Texas
Pushker Raj, Ph.D., Serological Analysis Group, DSHS Laboratory, DSHS, Austin, Texas
Presentation (PDF : 1,251 kb)
3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks Janna Zumbrun, M.S.S.W., Acting Assistant Commissioner, Disease Control and Prevention Services, DSHS, Austin, Texas  
3:50 - 4:00 p.m. - Wrap-Up and Evaluation

 

Last updated April 17, 2015