2018 Update: Hawaiʻi to Zero HIV Cure and Prevention Efforts

On January 16, the Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS held a full day conference dedicated to HIV prevention in the morning and HIV cure in the afternoon. (1) National HIV leaders presented on prevention efforts, (2) the Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) shared new Hawaiʻi-specific surveillance data, and (3) highly esteemed HIV Immunology experts presented on HIV cure efforts. On January 17, we also invited HIV community leaders and medical/health professionals to attend a discussion with the Hawaiʻi State DOH and to develop a Hawaiʻi-specific strategy for Hawaiʻi to Zero.

Day 1: Full Day Conference
Tues, January 16, 2018, 8AM-4:30PM

For the Public and HIV Community
6.5 CME Credits

Day 2: Strategy Working Group
Wed, January 17, 2018, 8AM-3:30PM

For HIV Community Leaders and Health Professionals


University of Hawaiʻi at Kakaʻako
Sullivan Conference Center
701 Ilalo St., Honolulu, HI 96813

Day 1 Presentations: (downloadable)

End AIDS Washington – Elizabeth Crutsinger-Perry, MSW, MA
HIV, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse – James Peck, PsyD
Hawaiʻi Continuum of Care – Fenfang Li, PhD
Hawaiʻi Prevention Activities – Timothy McCormick
Day 1 Cure Presentations are unavailable

Day 2 Presentations: (downloadable)

Treatment as Prevention – Jack P. Barile, PhD
HIV and Substance Use: Prevalence and Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches – James Peck, PsyD
HIV PrEP in Hawaiʻi – Alexis Charpentier, Dominic Chow MD, PhD, MPH, Kekoa Kealoha, Kunane Dreier, Melvin McCready Jadulang
Extragenital Testing and HIV Risk in MSM – Juval Tomas, RN
Syphilis Cases (Maui) – Janelle Miller and Tiare Sua
Getting to Zero and Ending the Epidemic (NYC): Slides 1-39. Slides 40-72. – Benjamin Tsoi, MD, MPH
Facilitated Notes: How to get Hawaiʻi to Zero? – Benjamin Tsoi, MD, MPH

Conference Packet

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