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Tuesday, November 27 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
B-25 - Meet the CHAC (CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV/Viral Hepatitis/, STD Prevention, and Treatment) (CE)

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This is an open session for meeting participants to meet representative members of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHAC). Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the Advisory Committee's work, recommendations and resolutions over the past two years, including current work preparing for the reauthorization of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Participants will be invited to share their thoughts and experiences working in CDC and HRSA funded programs to help inform the Committee's advice for and recommendations to CDC and HRSA.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the current prevention, care, and treatment initiatives, as well as recommendations and resolutions from the CHAC and its workgroups.
  • Learn about key Federal programs and policies including the Ryan White Reauthorization efforts.
  • Learn more about community issues for HIV, viral hepatitis, and STD care and treatment as articulated by members of the programs and public attendance, particularly with the passage of the health care reform legislation.


Antigone Dempsey

Deputy Director, HIV/AIDS, Altarum Institute
Ms. Dempsey has 20 years of experience in HIV/AIDS and addictions program management; organizational leadership; expert facilitation; and training and strategic technical assistance (TA) through collaboration with recipients of TA. She also has ground level expertise in providing... Read More →


Heather Hauck

Director, Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Ms. Hauck’s Administration leads statewide public health efforts to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases, helping impacted persons live longer, healthier lives, and protecting individuals and communities from environmental health... Read More →

Ernest Hopkins

Director of Federal Affairs, San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Ernest Hopkins is the Director of Legislative Affairs at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) where he has led its federal funding, policy, and legislative activities since 1997, first as the Director of Federal Affairs and now as Legislative Director with expanded oversight over... Read More →

Jeanne Marrazzo,M.D.

Medical Director, Seattle STD/HIV Prevention & Training Center, Haborview Medical Center
Dr. Marrazzo is the president of the American STD Association, Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medical Director of the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention and Training Center, and Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention... Read More →

Tuesday November 27, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm EST
Ethan Allen

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