Treatment and Management of HIV Infection in the United States

Conference Program

April 20-22, 2017
Renaissance Dallas Hotel
Dallas, Texas

2017 ACTHIV Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 20, 2017 


Session Co-Chairs: Harry Lampiris, MD, Donna Futterman, MD, Renslow Sherer, MD

8:30 - 8:40 AM Welcome
8:40 - 9:20 AM Epidemiology
Speaker: Maximo Brito, MD, MPH, ​Associate Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine
9:20 - 10:00 AM HIV Pathogenesis: What the clinician needs to know
Speaker: Eric S. Daar, M.D., Chief, Division of HIV Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
10:00 - 10:10 AM Q&A
10:10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:10 AM The Approach to the HIV+ Patient
Speaker: Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
11:10 - 11:50 AM Opportunistic Infection - 4 Things You Need to Know, Including Hep B/C
Speaker: Carina Marquez MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
11:50 - 12:00 PM Q&A
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch / Exhibits Open
Moderators: Kathleen E. Squires, MD, W. Paul and Ida H. Havens Professor of Infectious Diseases, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Specialty Services, Southwest CARE Center
1:00 - 1:45 PM Epidemics / Advocacy
1:45 - 2:15 PM Lessons Learned (Cases / Panel)
2:15 - 2:30 PM Q&A
2:30 - 3:00 PM Break / Exhibits Open
Session Co-Chairs: Roger Bedimo, MD, MS, Melanie Thompson, MD
3:00 - 3:40 PM What to Start / Initial
Speaker: Judith Aberg, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
3:40 - 4:20 PM Switching / Treatment
Speaker: David Wohl, MD, Professor of Medicine, UNC, School of Medicine
4:20 - 5:00 PM Hot Topic - RAPID Start (increase compliance, team approach, who not, Resource - Drug Names Brand/Generic)
Speaker: Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
5:00 - 5:30 PM Discussion - Q&A
Friday, April 21, 2017
Session Co-Chairs: Asa Radix, MD, MPH, Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Cheryl Smith, MD, Gina Brown, MD
7:45 - 8:45 AM Meet the Professor ART
Speaker: Judith Aberg, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
7:45 - 8:45 AM 50 Shades of Grey - Taking Sexual Health Back
Speaker: Jeff Huyett, MS, APRN, BC, Nurse Practitioner Assessment and Evaluation Clinic, Brattleboro Retreat
7:45 - 8:45 AM Dermatology
Speaker: Aisha Sethi, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology & Infectious Diseases, Assistant Director for Outreach | Center for Global Health, The University of Chicago
Session Co-Chairs: Polly Ross, MD, Laura Armas-Kolostroubis, MD, Dianne Rausch, PhD
9:00 - 9:30 AM "X-treme HIV Primary Care" - What's new, different for HIV that HIV providers need to know about?
9:30 - 10:00 AM Panel
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break / Exhibits Open
10:30 - 11:00 AM  "The Xtreme Tool Box" - The Top 5 Medications to 
treat Depression and Anxiety in the busy HIV clinic
Speaker: S. Todd Wallenius, MD, Medical Director,
WNC Community Health Services, Inc.
11:00 - 11:30 AM "Pain to the X" Pain Management in the HIV Primary Care Clinic
Speaker: Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
11:30 - 12:00 PM Discussion- Q&A
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch Session: Managing Treatment-Experienced Patients with Multidrug Resistance: Emerging Options and Strategies for Success
This session is not part of the official ACTHIV conference program.

Exhibits Open
12:00 - 1:30 PM Innovative Technology for the HIV Practice
Speaker: Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Anthony Jordan Center, Rochester, New York
This session is not part of the official ACTHIV conference program.
Session Co-Chairs: Vin Lo Re, MD, MSCE, Ron Wilcox, MD, Maggie Hoffman-Terry, MD, FACP, AAHIVS
1:30 - 2:15 PM Pre treatment evaluation of HCV in HIV:
Speaker: Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia, MBBS, MPH, Johns Hopkins Medicine
2:15 - 3:00 PM Treatment of real-world cases of HCV
Speaker: H. Nina Kim, MD MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
3:00 - 3:30 PM Break / Exhibits Open
3:30 - 4:15 PM Management of chronic HBV
Speaker: Debika Bhattacharya MD MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, The UCLA CARE Center
4:15 - 5:00 PM Panel Case Discussion / Q&A
5:00 - 7:30 PM Excess Visceral Adipose Tissue (VAT) in HIV Infection
Consequences and Treatment Strategies

Ricky Hsu, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, NYU Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine

No CME/CE Credit for this session
**This session is not part of the official ACTHIV conference program.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Session Co-Chairs: Asa Radix, MD, MPH, Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Cheryl Smith, MD, Gina Brown, MD
7:45 - 8:45 AM Meet the Professor HCV/HIV coinfection
Speaker: Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
7:45 - 8:45 AM Aging / Fraility
7:45 - 8:45 AM Women & Reproductive Health
Speaker: Carmen D. Zorrilla, MD, UPR School of Medicine, Maternal-Infant Studies Center
Session Co-Chairs: William Short, MD, MPH, Sharon Hillier, PhD, Carlos del Rio, MD
9:00 - 9:40 AM STI Management/Prevention among HIV positive patients
Speaker: Kimberly A. Workowski, MD, Professor of Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:40 - 10:20 AM Getting to know PrEP/PEP: a case based approach
Speaker: Helen C. Koenig, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Medical Director, MacGregor Infectious Diseases Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
10:20 - 11:00 AM Condomless sex debate: Was the Swiss statement correct in 2008?
Moderator: Sharon Hillier, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Speakers: Renslow Sherer, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
Shannon Weber, MSW, Director, UCSF/HIVE
11:00 - 11:30 AM Q&A
Session Co-Chairs: Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, and Kathleen Squires, MD
11:30 - 12:00 PM Top Articles in HIV Published Last Year
Speaker: Carlos del Rio, MD
Professor and Chair Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University