ACTHIV 2019 Conference
Program and Presentations

Thursday, April 11, 2019
HIV: THE BASICS  CHAIRS:   Asa Radix, MD, MPH
Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C
8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome From Conference Chairs
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM Pathogenesis
Eileen Scully, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Q&A
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Primary Care (including labs)
Angela Kapalko, MS, PA-C, AAHIVS
Physician Assistant
Phiadelphia FIGHT/ Jonathan Lax Treatment Center
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Q&A
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM BREAK
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ART
Babafemi O. Taiwo, MD, MBBS
Chief of Infectious Diseases
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Q&A
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM OIs (Case Based)
Susan LeLacheur, DrPH, PA-C
Associate Professor
George Washington University
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Q&A
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Apporoaches to Common Symptoms (interactive cases)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH / EXHIBITS OPEN
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Time to Act: A Proactive Approach to HIV Patient Management
Dr. Elizabeth Race
Allison Ross Eckard, M.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Divisions of Infectious Diseases
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
*sponsored by Theratechnologies. This session is not part of the official conference and is not certified for continuing education credits.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM New Providers In Training Brief Orientation
OPENING PLENARY  CHAIRS:   Renslow Sherer, MD
Harry Lampiris, MD
1:00 PM – 1:40 PM Safety of ART in Pregnancy
Lynne Mofenson, MD, Senior HIV Technical Advisor
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
1:40 PM – 2:20 PM Progress in HIV Prevention in 2019:
Charlene Flash, MD, MPH
Associate CMO, Legacy Community Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Infectious Disease, Baylor College of Medicine
2:20 PM – 2:30 PM Q&A
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM BREAK / EXHBITIS OPEN
SESSION 1 :
ART
 CHAIRS:   William R. Short, MD, MPH
Maggie Hoffman-Terry, MD, FACP, AAHIVS
Rajesh Gandhi, MD
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Initial Treatment of HIV
Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Director
HIV Clinical Services
Massachusetts General Hospital
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Management of Treatment Experienced Patients
(including virologic failure and switches)
Roger Bedimo, MD, MS – Board Chair
Chief, Infectious Diseases Section
VA North Texas Health Care System
Professor of Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM New Drugs in Development: Are We Ready for Long-Acting ART?
Melanie Thompson, MD
Principal Investigator
AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM Q&A
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM Dilemmas in HIV Management: A case based discussion
Moderator: William Short, MD
Panelists:
Angela Kapalko, MS, PA-C, AAHIVS
Sue Weiss, FNP
Roger Bedimo, MD
Melanie Thompson, MD
Raj Gandhi, MD
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM New Treatment Options for Adult Patients With HIV-1
*sponsored by Merck. This session is not part of the official conference and is not certified for continuing education credits.
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM RECEPTION / EXHIBITS OPEN
Friday, April 12, 2019
BREAKFAST WITH
THE EXPERTS
 CHAIRS:   Andrea Weddle, MSW
Cheryl Smith, MD
Pablo Tebas, MD
Carlos del Rio, MD
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Cases from the HIV Primary Care Clinic
William R. Short, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Creating a Ripple through Outreach & Technology
Jeremy Bright
CEO of RipplePhx
*sponsored by AAHIVM. This session is not part of the official conference and is not certified for continuing education credits.
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Cases from the HIV Endocrine/Metabolic Clinic
Todd Brown, MD

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Endocrinology
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM STD Cases
Elda Kong, NP

UCSF School of Nursing
SFVAMC Infectious Diseases Clinic
SESSION 2:
HCV
 CHAIRS:   Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE
Nina Kim, MD, MSc
Oluwatoyin Adeyemi, MD
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Pre-HCV Treatment Evaluation
Jody T. Gilmore, 
MSN, ANP-BC, BSN, RN ,CRNP
Coordinator, Viral Hepatitis Program
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
9:45 AM –  10:30 AM Real-World HIV and Liver Diseases Cases
Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia MBBS, MPH

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS OPEN
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Non-Viral Liver Disease in HIV
Joseph Lim, MD

Yale School of Medicine
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Care of Patient Post SVR including Those with Cirrhosis
Jennifer C. Price, M.D., PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM Q&A
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM An HIV Prevention Medication: Reducing the Risk of Acquiring HIV-1 Infection
*sponsored by Gilead Sciences. This session is not part of the official conference and is not certified for continuing education credits.
Cynthia Rivera, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Florida International University
Infectious Disease Specialist, Mount Sinai Medical Center
12:30 PM –  2:00 PM LUNCH / EXHIBITS OPEN
SESSION 3:
COMPLICATIONS AND COMORBIDITIES
 CHAIRS:   Roger Bedimo, MD, MS
Sherrilyn Crooks, PA-C
Dianne Rausch, PhD
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Cardiovascular Risk Management in HIV
Judith A. Aberg, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
George Baehr Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome in HIV
Todd Brown, MD

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Endocrinology
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHBITIS OPEN
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM HIV-Related Lung Diseases
Ken Kunisaki, MD, MS

Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM HIV and Mental Health: Focus on Depression and Anxiety
S. Todd Wallenius, MD
; Medical Director
Western NC Community Health Services, Inc.
Nivedita Roy, MA, LPC, LCAS
Director of Behavioral Health
WNC Community Health Services, Inc.
4:30 PM –  5:00 PM US Plan to End the Epidemic
John T. Brooks, MD

Lead, Epidemiology Research Team
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
5:00 PM –  6:00 PM Early Treatment Initiation in Today’s Clinical Practice
*sponsored by Gilead Sciences
This session is not part of the official conference and is not certified for continuing education credits
Dr. Ann Khalsa, MD
Medical Director, McDowell Healthcare Center
Phoenix, AZ
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM New Providers In Training: Clinical Case Discussion
Saturday, April 13, 2019
BREAKFAST WITH
THE EXPERTS
 CHAIRS:   Andrea Weddle, MSW
Cheryl Smith, MD
Pablo Tebas, MD
Carlos del Rio, MD
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Pain Management in People with HIV
Douglas Bruce, MD, MA, MSc

Chief of Medicine, Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM HIV Dermatology Cases
Toby Maurer, MD

Department of Dermatology
San Francisco General Hospital 
7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Building an HIV Care Team: Breaking Out of Silos
Abeer Moanna, MD

Associate Professor, Infectious Disease, Atlanta
SESSION 4:
HOT TOPICS

 CHAIRS:  

Donna Futterman, MD
Melanie Thompson, MD
Michelle Cespedes, MD, MS
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Adolescents Transitioning to Adult Care
Michelle Collins Ogle, MD, FAAP, AAHIVS
Adolescent AID Program, Montefiore
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Drug Pricing in the Age of Generics
Tim Horn

Director of Medication Access and Pricing
NASTAD
10:00 AM –  10:30 AM Gender Affirming HIV Prevention and Treatment
Tracey Toner, MA, NP-C

Fenway Health
10:30 AM –  10:45 AM Q&A
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS OPEN
SESSION 5:
CASES IN PrEP IMPLEMENTATION
 CHAIRS:   Ronald Wilcox, MD
Bill Kappogiannis, MD
Lorenzo McFarland, DHA, MPH, MSW, PMP
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Cases in PrEP Implementation
Pamela S. Belperio PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP

National Public Health Clinical Pharmacy Specialist; Department of Veterans Affairs
Susanne Doblecki-Lewis, MD, MSPH
UM/Jackson
CLOSING PLENARY  CHAIRS:   Renslow Sherer, MD
Harry Lampiris, MD
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Clinical Update 2019: Top Ten Advances in HIV Medicine/Looking Forward
Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and Medical Director
“Ward 86”, Division of HIV/AIDS
University of California, San Francisco
**POST-CONFERENCE SESSION**
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Half and Half MAT Waiver Training In-Person*
More Information and Registration
*available at an additional minor cost