Agenda


Agenda

Below is the official 2022 USCHA conference agenda. 

For any questions please contact conferences@nmac.org.

Dates Subject to Change.
All Times Eastern Standard Time

Main Agenda

Friday, October 7, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pmRegistration

Saturday, October 8, 2022

7:30 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 11:00 amInstitutes
• MY FAITH. MY STORY. Screening and Discussion (Balm in Gilead Institute)
• U=U + You: How to leverage U=U to improve quality of life for people living with HIV (PAC institute)
• Upgrading the TGNC Movement: Getting Closer to Trans Liberation (TGNC Institute)
• The National Hispanic/Latinx Health Leadership Network Institute
• Clinical Updates on Monkeypox - What you Need to Know (ANAC Institute)
• Housing Strategies to End the HIV Epidemic (NHAC Institute)
• The State of the Transmen and Transmasculine Community
• Legends, Statements and Stars: The House and Ballroom Community
• Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Substance Use: Barriers to Treatment Access

10:00 am - 5:00 pmExhibit Hall Open
11:30 am - 1:30 pmPlenary Session
1:45 pm - 3:45 pmSession 1 Workshops
• Community Engagement’s Role in Ending the HIV Epidemic in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
• Aligning SAMHSA’s Programming with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and EHE
• Navigating Racism with HIV Organizations: From Surviving to Thriving in a Predominately White Institution
• Community Theology - A Collection of Theological Thoughts that Shape the Consciousness of Individuals in Communities
• “One-stop Shop”, Prevención, Enlace y trastornos por consumo de sustancias
• Addressing the Lack of Advocacy for Transmen /Transmasculine in Healthcare
• Addressing The Trauma of LGBTQ Identity Development in Affirming Care
• Anti-Racist Creative Arts that uplift Black, Indigenous, Latinx LGBTQ+ Communities
• Breast & Chest Feeding Guidelines: Race, Gender and Criminalization
• Community Mobilization for People Aging with HIV in Cleveland, OH
• Project REACT: A Community Response to COVID-19, HIV, and Hep-C
• Research 101: From lab to community - Injectable PrEP
• Status Neutral Biomedical HIV Prevention: Voices from the Ground
• Stigma Fighters: Ending the Epidemic by removing HIV-related Stigma
• Strategies to Enhance Linkage to Care for Justice Involved PWH
• Take Control with PrEP: an intervention for Women of Color
• Using Data for Action: Achieving Equity in PrEP Use
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmSession 2 Workshops
• Leveraging Data and Optimizing Dissemination in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
• Taking a Harm Reduction Approach to Preventing Substance Use and HIV
• Addressing Employment Needs in Holistic Public Health Responses to HIV
• Mental Health of People with Vertically Acquired HIV
• Adapting an HIV community-level intervention to improve COVID-19 vaccination uptake
• Boosting PrEP: Leveraging EHE to Expand Access and Workforce Capacity
• Engaging Asian and Pacific Islander MSM Community in HIV Prevention
• From Promise to Practice: Operationalizing Racial Justice in HIV
• La Vergüenza Tóxica de la Jotería
• Low Health Literacy Patient Portal: Ryan White Bergen-Passaic SPNS Initiative
• Planning in Partnership: RWPA Improving Care for PWH with SMI
• Project Innovate: Building Entrepreneurs to End the HIV Epidemic
• The Emerging Role of Pharmacies in Expanding Access to PrEP
• Thriving beyond 50 and Black. It's Healthy, Possible, Bold, Beautiful.
• Trauma Informed Practices for Survivors of IPV living with HIV
• Woke Research: Efforts to Ensure Meaningful Inclusion
• We've Been Here Before! Applying Lessons Learned to Address the Southern Syndemic
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Affinity Session
6:30 pm - 8:30 pmWelcome Reception

Sunday, October 9, 2022

8:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 11:00 amInstitutes
• The Academy’s HIV Prevention and Treatment Updates for General Learners
• Long-Acting HIV Treatment And Prevention Regimens: Present And Future
• Elevating the Rights and Needs of People Living with HIV
• Ending the HIV Epidemic by Cultivating Equity- and Community-Focused Leadership (Presented by AIDS United)
• Holo Ana: The Diaspora of Pacific Island People and Our Future
• Thriving with Indigenous Resilience
• “Superando COVID-19 en la comunidad latinx con un enfoque en Puerto Rico (Overcoming COVID-19 in The Latinx Community with a Focus in Puerto Rico”)
• Film Screenings and Discussions: Two Powerful Mini-Documentaries - Surviving Voices and the Critical Issues Facing Black and Transgender Communities
• Not Your Average Adobo: Transforming Traditions
• What's Left, and What's Next: Exploring the Viability and Future of Black Led Community-Based Organizations
• Are we listening? Language, Justice, and HIV: Workshop + Community Forum
• The Legacy In Listening To Black Women: An International Listening Session for Black Women and Women of Color to Unpack Unspoken Narratives Around Body Autonomy and Sexual Health
• Monkey Pox Institute



10:00 am - 5:00 pmExhibit Hall Open
11:30 am - 1:30 pmPlenary Session
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmPoster Presentations
• A Critical-Cultural Analysis of Testing Makes Us Stronger Health Campaign
• Acceptability and Implementation of a Teen PrEP Social Marketing Campaign
• Black Women's Knowledge, Attitudes, Self-efficacy, & Willingness to Use PrEP
• Covid-19 protocol impact on HIV engagement in care program recruitment
• Culturally Attuned Education Through the Use of e-Learning Modules
• Developing and Implementing Inclusive and Anti-Racist Communication Strategies
• Expanding Rapid ART in San Juan: Implementing Clinic Capacity Assessments
• Factors associated with PrEP-related behaviors among gender non-conforming adults
• Healing Together: Our Collective Experience of Overcoming Trauma
• HIV Care Outcomes Among Transgender Women With Diagnosed HIV, 2015–2019
• HIV Risk Perception among Heterosexuals in Puerto Rico
• HIV Stigma, Immigration Status, and Attitudes Toward HIV Testing
• HIV-Related Stigma Reduction Programs for HIV Healthcare Providers Remain Limited
• Hope&Healing: HIV/SUD Treatment to Homeless LGBTQIA+ Young Adults During COVID
• HUD's Outreach on HIV Housing Discrimination
• Know Who I am?!: Gender Dysphoria, HIV in Transgender Girls
• Knowledge of HPV and anal cancer among people with HIV
• Long-Acting Injectables: A Community Health Center Pilot
• MSM Recruitment and Interviewing Strategies for HIV Research
• Perceived health effects of marijuana use among PLWH during COVID-19
• Rapid linkage to HIV care among persons diagnosed with HIV
• Reimagining the HIV Continuum of Care: Prioritizing Mental Health
• Sexual politics and activism in HIV/AIDS in Brazil
• Social Networks, Stigma, HIV Risk Outcomes in African Immigrant Communities
• Stigma, Representation, and Advocacy for BMSM with HIV
• Usability Evaluation of a Mental Health Resource Chatbot (Tabatha-YYC)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pmSession 3 Workshops
• New Era to Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) initiative – CDC/Division of HIV Prevention Update
• The Mental Health of People Living with HIV/AIDS; Addressing the Impacts of Trauma and Stigma for Long-Term Survivors
• Brave Talks: Pushing Past Health Inequity, Stigma and Medical Mistrust on the Road to Self-Advocacy
• Housing as Healthcare: A nuts & Bolts Approach
• A National Program for PrEP Access: A Movement to Cover Costs and Increase Demand for Uninsured and Underinsured Patients
• Risk To Reasons: Reframing HIV Prevention for Black Women
• Nothing about us, without us’: Leading DEI in the Workplace
• Social Determinants of HOPE/HEALTH: Achieving Equitable Outcomes Among Key Populations
• Changing the narrative: Rebranding PrEP
• Combating Racial Bias 101: HIV Services x TGNC Community
• De-criminalizing HIV transmission in Illinois: Using community-centered and data-informed strategies
• LGBT+ older adults living with HIV in Puerto Rico
• Preventive Care Needs for HIV Positive Individuals Transitioning from Incarceration
• Project PODER: Houston Health Department HIV Cluster Detection and Response
• Status Neutrality: Getting Organizations to the End of the Epidemic
• TelePrEP Within REACH: Innovatively Connecting Our Community to Preventative Services
• Transforming Work Culture: Trauma-Informed Leadership with Accountability
4:15 pm - 6:15 pmSession 4 Workshops
• Media Advocacy: Using the News to Achieve Your Goals
• Effective Strategies for Developing HIV Prevention and Treatment Messages for Gay Men: A Perspective from Puerto Rican Activists
• Feelin' Myself: Affirming Youth Power against HIV/AIDS in the Yay Area!!!
• 340 Getting to Zero: USVI Health and HIV Equity Summit
• A Public Health Solution for Non-Clinic-Based, Self-Collect STI/HIV Testing
• An Emergency Department Collaboration to Help End the HIV Epidemic
• Be the Change You Seek: Ending Criminalization of HIV
• Comparing Multiple HIV Testing Service Delivery Models During a Pandemic
• Empoderando Trabajadoras Sexuales en la frontera: del Sur de Texas
• HIV Outbreaks and Unstable Housing: Integrating Housing Services Into Response
• HIV Vaccine Research: What’s it all about?
• HPTN 094: Community Engagement for Mobilizing Healthcare Services for PWID
• Is Funding Equitable?
• Present and Future: A Discussion of the NIH HIV Research Program followed by an NIH OAR Listening Session
• Optimizing Electronic Medical Records to Tell Your HIV Testing Story
• When PLHIV Consider Working: Earnings and Public Benefits Interactions
• Division of HIV Prevention Listening Session for Health Department Partners


6:30 pm - 7:30 pmAffinity Session

Monday, October 10, 2022

9:00 am - 3:00 pmRegistration
9:00 am - 11:00 amSession 5 Workshops
• Who's Driving the Bus? Policy Priorities Among Highly Impacted Communities
• Public Health Education & Coaching to Empower Youth: Case Report Series
• HIV long-term survivorship: 50s, 60s and beyond
• Health Insurance Issues Challenging the End of the HIV Epidemic
• Community Theology: The Work Group
• "You Still There?”: Getting to Zero Through Engaging Online Trainings
• Expanding Syringe Services Program Capacity to Respond to COVID-19
• How to be a Competitive Applicant for HOPWA Funding
• Innovations in HIV Care for Unsheltered People who Inject Drugs
• Let’s Talk About...Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women with HIV
• My Voice, Our Story: NJ uses storytelling to EHE
• PrEParando el camino para el acceso y retención a PrEP
• The Black & Trans Masculine Experience: Barriers to Healthcare
• Where Things Stand: Federal Harm Reduction Policy
• I Have Something to Tell You . . . Technology & Partner Notification
• Utilization Management When "Cost Containment" Equals "Care Containment"
• Happenings in HBV and Tale from the Field


10:00 am – 5:00 pmExhibit Hall Open
11:30 am – 1:30 pmPlenary Session
1:30 pm – 2:00 pmPoster Presentations
• Acceptability and Implementation of a Teen PrEP Social Marketing Campaign
• Black Women's Knowledge, Attitudes, Self-efficacy, & Willingness to Use PrEP
• Covid-19 protocol impact on HIV engagement in care program recruitment
• Culturally Attuned Education Through the Use of e-Learning Modules
• Developing and Implementing Inclusive and Anti-Racist Communication Strategies
• Expanding Rapid ART in San Juan: Implementing Clinic Capacity Assessments
• Factors associated with PrEP-related behaviors among gender non-conforming adults
• Healing Together: Our Collective Experience of Overcoming Trauma
• HIV Care Outcomes Among Transgender Women With Diagnosed HIV, 2015–2019
• HIV Risk Perception among Heterosexuals in Puerto Rico
• HIV Stigma, Immigration Status, and Attitudes Toward HIV Testing
• HIV-Related Stigma Reduction Programs for HIV Healthcare Providers Remain Limited
• Hope&Healing: HIV/SUD Treatment to Homeless LGBTQIA+ Young Adults During COVID
• HUD's Outreach on HIV Housing Discrimination
• Know Who I am?!: Gender Dysphoria, HIV in Transgender Girls
• Knowledge of HPV and anal cancer among people with HIV
• Long-Acting Injectables: A Community Health Center Pilot
• MSM Recruitment and Interviewing Strategies for HIV Research
• Perceived health effects of marijuana use among PLWH during COVID-19
• Rapid linkage to HIV care among persons diagnosed with HIV
• Reimagining the HIV Continuum of Care: Prioritizing Mental Health
• Sexual politics and activism in HIV/AIDS in Brazil
• Social Networks, Stigma, HIV Risk Outcomes in African Immigrant Communities
• Stigma, Representation, and Advocacy for BMSM with HIV
• Usability Evaluation of a Mental Health Resource Chatbot (Tabatha-YYC)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pmSession 6 Workshops
• In Your Meeting You Said, "Data to Care": What happened?
• Federal Advocacy for Harm Reduction Through an Infectious Disease Lens
• Expresate, an educational campaign about mental health.
• Centering Patient Voices to Implement Rapid ART in RWHAP-Funded Settings
• Estrategias de prevención en el cuidado medico de VIH (PrEP/PEP)
• My life’s in a suitcase; my pills are an afterthought
• It’s Not Rocket Science: How to Easily Explain Research Findings
• Equity, Innovation, and Synergy: Building Connections for EHE
• End HIV Stigma: Through the Lens
• Back to the Future: Modernizing Old School Outreach
• CBO-Partnered TelePrEP: Reaching Diverse Priority Populations with Competent PrEP Care
• Protect Black Women: Health Equity Through Anti-Racist Clinical Care
• Staying Nimble and Adaptable- ways to ensure continuum of care
• What Does Healing Look Like For Transgender Women of Color?
• Where Do Leaders GLOW: The Role of Whole Person Health, Women In Leadership and Ending The H.I.V. Epidemic
• Making Room for Our Multiple Needs: Elevating the Importance of HIV Care Amid Competing Public Health Crises
• Looking Across the Hepatitis Elimination Timeline
4:15 pm – 6:15 pmSession 7 Workshops
• Health Inequities Affecting the Transmasculine Population
• From Trauma To Triumph: Courageous Storytelling At The Intersections Of HIV And Faith
• Launching a Digital Portal for Chicago’s HIV HUB: Lessons Learned
• LGBTQI+ Trauma Informed Spiritually Integrative Mental Health and Healing.
• Politics of Federal HIV Funding – Challenges, Opportunities, & Advocacy
• Reclaiming Sexual Power: Discussing Sexualized Racism and other Sexual Biases
• Reframing the Continuum of Care in the Context of COVID
• Storytelling to Amplify Visibility in Black and Latinx LGBTQ+ Communities
• The House and Ball Culture & HIV| Access Granted
• The Unique Perspectives of PLWHIV Since Birth or Early Childhood
• HOPWA Trends and Updates
• Aging, Long-Term Survivors (LTS) and HIV: Public Policy and Advocacy
• FEMME POWER: Navigating a World That Wasn’t Made for Us
• Combatting the Syndemic of HIV & Hepatitis in West Virginia
• ESCALATE: Stigma Reduction as an Approach to Ending the HIV Epidemic
• Tackling Hepatitis through Syndemic Approaches

6:30 pm – 7:30 pmAffinity Session
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmMonkeypox Town Hall

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

9:00 am - 11:00 amSession 8 Workshops
• Homecoming: Finding Dignity in Release and Community Re-entry
• Looking Back, Around, & Ahead: An Intergenerational Conversation Between HIV Treatment and Prevention Activists
• Skills Elevation Session: an open dialogue about transmasculine identities
• Division of HIV Prevention Community Engagement Session in Spanish
• The Impact of COVID-19 on Black MSM PrEP Users
• Engaging Youth in Ending the HIV Epidemic
• Hard-to-reach vs Hardly reached populations in HIV research
• Healing Together 2 - Busting Stigma & Mental Health
• Implementing HIV/STI home testing: Lessons Learned from TakeMeHome
• PEP - The Rodney Dangerfield of HIV Prevention
• PrEP and U=U: Friends or Frenemies?
• Separating Sex Work and Human Trafficking in Federal Policy
• Strategic Grantmaking in Appalachia to Combat HIV
• System Coordination Provider Approach for the Advancement of EHE
• Trauma Informed HIV Care for Asylum-Seeking Women, Children and Youth
• TWIST: Peer Lead Intervention for Transgender Women Living with HIV
• Words Matter: Facilitating equitable, respectful, and dignified language

11:30 am - 1:30 pmClosing Plenary