Hypogonadism in Older HIV-infected Men: Current Concepts and Controversies
Todd T. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
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At the completion of this educational session, participants should be able to:
- Understand the optimal screening recommendations regarding hypogonadism and the current controversies.
- Know the potential risks and benefits of testosterone therapy, particularly with respect to the older male.
Todd T. Brown is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Johns Hopkins University where he is also the primary endocrine consultant to the Johns Hopkins HIV Clinic. His research focuses on metabolic, endocrine, and skeletal abnormalities observed in HIV-infected patients, particularly as related to aging. Dr Brown is Chair of the Metabolic Working Group in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study and was appointed by the AIDS Clinical Trial Group to their newly formed Inflammation/End-organ Disease Transformative Science Group.
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