Agenda Day One


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Powerpoint Presentations are available below

Friday, May 18th 2018




8:00 am – 9:00 am 

Morning Plenary – Recovering from A Natural Disaster: The Resilient People of Puerto Rico.

Lizbeth Rivera, Adalexis Rios, Modesta Irrizari.

9:00 am – 10:00 am


Addressing HIV Among Hispanic Latino Men who have Sex with Men

Dr. Eugene McCray


Breakout Sessions



Medical Track – A Clinician’s Guide to Micro Aggressions.*

Dr. Mario Tovar


Advocacy Track – Civics. Say it Louder for the People in the Back.

Tracy Jungwirth-Tessman


Social Services Track – The Power of Peers: Re-engaging Latinas Into Care.

Alicia Downes


Prevention Track – Sexual Health Marketing Campaigns.

Hilda Sandoval


Administration Track – HR Metrics & Workforce Strategies.

Ann Hogan

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Plenary – Molecular Surveillance: What does it all mean?

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Dr. Alexa Oster, and Analise Monterosso.

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Breakout Sessions



Medical Track – Asking the Hard Questions: Motivational Interviewing for Clinicians.

Danielle Osowski.


Advocacy Track – Drag Out HIV on the U.S./Mexico Border.

Jose Colon-Uvalles


Social Services Track – Continuity of Care for Immigrants and the Repatriated.

Natalie Grass, Dr. Jesus Peña and Dr. Carlos Carrillo.


Prevention Track – Meet the Syphilis Lady.

Michelle Allen


Administration Track – A Discussion on Efforts to end the HIV Epidemic in Texas

Jennifer Bloom Greenber, Melissa Wilson and Ann Dills

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Afternoon Plenary – The HIV Treatment Cascade and Latinos.

Dr. Edward Gardner