2019 National CFAR CAB Community Symposium

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9:00am-3:30pm

Redbud AB Meeting Room, William and Ida Friday Center
100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Moderator: Kimberly M. Walker
Associate Director Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University


8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast, Friday Center Atrium

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome and Overview of Community Symposium

Ron Strauss, DMD, PhD, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UNC CH
Ron Swanstrom, PhD, UNC CFAR Director
Jimmy Gibbs, UNC CFAR CAB and NCCC Secretary
Andre H. Ford, PhD, Penn CFAR CAB and NCCC Chair

9:15am – 10:00am Legacy Project – Engaging HBCUs in HIV Prevention Research

Russell Campbell, Deputy Director, HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC)
Lance Okeke, MD, MPH, Asst. Professor, Duke University School of Medicine
Kenric B. Ware, PharmD, MBA, AAHIVP, Asst. Professor, South University College of Pharmacy
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10:00am – 10:30am Transgender Health

Marissa Miller, Program Coordinator, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)

10:30am – 10:40am Break

10:40am – 11:10am Social Determinants of Health

Tanya Bass, MS, Program Supervisor, NC Office of Minority Health
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11:10am – 11:55am Molecular Surveillance

Erika Samoff, MPH PhD, HIVSTD/Hepatitis Surveillance Manager
Ann Dennis, MD, Asst. Professor of Medicine, UNC CH
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12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch, Trillium Dining Room

Afternoon Community Roundtable Sessions

Sessions will run concurrently and are based on choices made during registration. The sessions are listed below:

  • Engaging the Transgender Community in HIV Research,  Marissa Miller, Flex Jonez
  • Contributing Community Research Ideas to Science, Dr. Kate MacQueen, Damaris Henderson
  • Manuscript Co-Authorship as a Community Person,  Dr. LaRon Nelson, Craig Hutchinson
  • Social Media and Technology, Bruce Curran, Dr. Allison Mathews
  • HIV and Aging, Marcia Ellis, Dr. Suzanne Day
  • HIV Criminalization / U=U, Steve Dellinger, Christina Adeleke

1:15pm – 1:45pm Community Roundtable Session #1

1:50pm – 2:20pm Community Roundtable Session #2

2:20pm – 2:35pm Break

2:40pm – 3:10pm Community Roundtable Session #3

3:15pm – 3:30pm Wrap Up and Closing