Youth and HIV: The Epidemic Accelerates
Donna Futterman, MD
Director, Adolescent AIDS Program, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
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At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
- Understand new trends in the accelerating HIV epidemic among youth.
- Appreciate treatment and adherence issues pertinent to optimal adolescent HIV care.
- Understand developmental and psychological challenges encountered in youth.
- Improve case finding and treatment of HIV and other STIs in youth.
Donna Futterman has headed the Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center for the past 20 years. As a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, she has obtained research and clinical grants and generating research papers and publications which have promoted the top standards of care for youth, and is a national and international leader in the development of innovative campaigns and materials to promote testing and linkage to care for adolescents.
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