Treatment and Management of HIV Infection in the United States

Conference Program

April 20-22, 2017
Renaissance Dallas Hotel
Dallas, Texas
www.ACTHIV.org

 

2015 ACTHIV Conference Presentations

Thursday, April 30, 2015

8:00am     Registration Opens
 

HIV The Basics (Kathleen Squires, MD / Renslow Sherer, MD)

8:45am - 8:50am Welcome
8:50am - 9:20am HIV Epidemiology - What Should an HIV Clinician Know?
Speaker: Adaora Adimora, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC Chapel Hill
9:20am - 9:50am New Insights in Pathogenesis - Inflammation/Immune Activation, Reservoirs, etc.
Speaker: Charles Hicks, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Diego
9:50am - 10:20am Initial Approach to the HIV-infected Patient, Including ART Basics
Speaker: Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
 
10:20am - 10:30am Break
 
10:30am - 11:00am Opportunistic Infections (Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment)
Speaker: William R. Short, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
11:00am - 11:30pm Fundamentals in the Care of People with Hepatitis B and C Co-Infection
Speaker: Nancy Reau, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
11:30am - 12:00pm Discussion
 
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch (On Your Own)
 

Opening Plenary (Carlos del Rio, MD / Roger Bedimo, MD, MS)

1:00pm - 1:30pm HIV Care in the ACA Era
Speaker: Michael Saag, MD, Professor, University of Alabama
1:30pm - 2:00pm Policy, Politics and Poor Patients
Speakers: John T. Carlo, MD, MS, Chief Executive Officer, AIDS Arms, Inc.; Steven Johnson
University of Colorado Denver
 
2:00pm - 2:30pm Break

Session 1 - HIV Treatment Update (Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH / Harry Lampiris, MD)

2:30pm - 3:00pm New Medications and Combinations
Speaker: Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, University of California, San Francisco
3:00pm - 3:30pm Current ART Guidelines
Speaker: Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
3:30pm - 4:00pm Switching ART (case-based)
Speaker: Harry Lampiris, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
4:00pm - 4:30pm Panel Discussion - Which Treatments to Start and When
 
4:30pm - 7:00pm Reception
 

Friday, May 1, 2015

Breakfast with the Experts (Laura Armas-Kolostroubis, MD / Harry Lampiris, MD / Margaret Hoffman-Terry, MD, FACP)

7:50 - 8:50 HIV/Hepatitis Testing Update: Death of the Western Blot
Speaker: Phillip J. Peters, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7:50 - 8:50 Paperless Records & HIV Clinical Care With a Laptop!
Speakers: Prashanth Bhat, MD, MPH, AAHIVS, Medical AIDS Outreach of Alabama, Inc.; and
Mark Sannes, MD, MS, AAHIVS, Park Nicollet Clinic-ID
7:50 - 8:50 Dermatology in HIV/Hepatitis
Speaker: Toby Maurer, MD, Professor, University of California, San Francisco
 
8:50am - 9:00am Break
 
Session 2 - HIV Continuum of Care (Gina Brown, MD / Carlos del Rio, MD)
9:00am - 9:30am Adherence through the Continuum: From Testing to Virologic Suppression: From Individual to Community
Speaker: Michael Mugavero, D, MHSc, Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
9:30am - 10:00am Discussion
 
Session 3 - Transmission of HIV and STDs (William Short, MD, MPH / Melanie Thompson, MD)
10:00am - 10:30am Mother-to-Child Transmission
Speaker: Judy Levison, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
 
10:30am - 11:00am Break

11:00am - 11:30am STDs
Speaker: Kimberly Workowski, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emory University
11:30am - 12:00pm

PEP, PrEP
Speaker: Anita Radix, MD, MPH, Director of Research and Education, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

12:00pm - 12:30pm Discussion

12:30pm   2:00pm Lunch
12:45pm - 1:45pm Luncheon Session: The End of the AIDS Epidemic in New York
Speakers: Bruce Agins, MD, Medical Director, Office of Medical Director, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health; and Demetre Daskalakis, MD, Assistant Commissioner for the Health Department's Bureau of HIV

Session 4 - Hepatitis (Ronald Wilcox, MD, Vin Lo Re, MD, MSCE)

2:00pm - 2:30pm Epidemiology
Speaker: Nancy Reau, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
2:30pm - 3:00pm Extra-Hepatic Complications of Hepatitis C Disease
Speaker: Phyllis C. Tien, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF
3:00pm - 3:30pm Update - Medications and Combinations
Speaker: Melissa Osborn, MD, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University

3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
 
4:00pm - 4:30pm IDSA/AASLD Guidelines
Speaker: Jay Kostman, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania
4:30pm - 5:00pm Pathogenesis
Speaker: Arthur Yu-Shin Kim, MD, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
5:00pm - 5:30pm Discussion - Management of HCV: Drug availability, patient selection/prioritization, side effects, interaction


Saturday, May 2, 2015

Breakfast with the Experts (Donna Futterman, MD / Anita Radix, MD, MPH / Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C)

7:50am - 8:50am Fertility Management
Speaker: Judy Levison, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
7:50am - 8:50am Beyond The Prescriber - Team Management For Better Outcomes
Speaker: Brian Pence, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Epidemiology, UNC Chapel Hill
7:50am - 8:50am Preventative Management for HIV-Infected Patients (Vaccinations, paps, colonoscopies, etc.)
Speaker: Prasanna Jagannathan, MD, Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco
 
8:50am - 9:00am Break

Session 5: Special Populations Cases (Bill Kapogiannis, MD / Dianne Rausch, PhD)

9:00am - 10:00am Panel Women, Transgender, Young MSM
Speakers: Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of NC, Chapel Hill; Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics & Preventive Medicine, Nothwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Kathleen E. Squires, MD, W. Paul and Ida H. Havens Professor of Infectious Diseases, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
10:00am - 10:30am Trauma Informed Care
Speaker: Edward Machtinger, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF
 
10:30am - 11:00am Break

11:00am - 11:30am Managing Patients with Substance Abuse
Speaker: Steve Shoptaw, PhD, Professor, UCLA
11:30am - 12:00pm Discussion about Special Populations
 
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch - Exhibits, Symposium
 

Session 6: Complications in Virologically Suppressed Patients (David Rimland, MD / Michael Mugavero, MD, MHSc)

1:00pm - 1:30pm Cardiovascular: Statins for All?
Speaker: Priscilla Hsue, MD, Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
1:30pm - 2:00pm Bone: To Dexa or not to Dexa?
Speaker: Michael Yin, MD MS, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Columbia University Medical Center
2:00pm - 2:30pm Brain: Cognitive Care
Speaker: Scott Letendre, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
2:30pm - 3:00pm Discussion

 

Closing Plenary (Carlos del Rio, MD / Roger Bedimo, MD, MS)
3:00pm - 3:30pm Managing HIV: The Future
Speaker: David Rimland, MD, Chief, Infectious Diseases, VA Medical Center

2015 Poster Submissions