Advancing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in Metropolitan Washington: Science-Practice Partnerships Conference
Advancing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in Metropolitan Washington: Science-Practice Partnerships was a one day multidisciplinary conference that brought together the District of Columbia’s diverse community in a forum to address future directions for HIV/AIDS research, practice and policy in metropolitan Washington, D.C. HIV prevention and care providers, people living with HIV/AIDS, researchers, local and federal health officials, community-based and faith-based organizations, HIV advocates and others came together to share their challenges and successes in HIV prevention and care, and to set a path for future collaboration.
The conference was held at Howard University’s Blackburn Auditorium in Washington, D.C., on April 20, 2012.
American Psychological Association
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health
Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health
Identification and development of practical ways that providers can stay informed about HIV research relevant to their work;
Identification and development of mechanisms for providers to communicate critical issues for HIV researchers to address; and
Identification and development of mechanisms to assist providers to adopt best practices associated with the implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention priorities established by the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) and the Center for Disease Control’s High Impact HIV Prevention approach.
The psychology of HIV/AIDS prevention, APA Monitor, July 2012