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Public Health Reports Webinar: Implementing Routine HIV Screening in Clinical Settings

Public Health Reports and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General, would like to invite you and your colleagues to participate in an upcoming meet the author webinar entitled, Implementing Routine HIV Screening in Clinical Settings on August 16, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern.  There is no cost to participate.

In 2006, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published revised recommendations for HIV testing in health care settings. A major change in the guidelines that CDC recommended, for the first time, that screening for HIV infection should be performed routinely for all patients aged 13–64 years in all health care settings.  Ten years later, Public Health Reports released a special issue that presented 15 reports of how these recommendations have been implemented in diverse health care settings in the United States. The webinar will discuss the major themes of the articles in the special issue. The presenters, all authors of manuscripts or editors for the issue, will review their programs to increase routine HIV screening in medical settings. The webinar will also emphasize how new technologies might be used to increase the uptake of HIV screening according to CDC’s recommendations.

Presenters for this webinar  include Dr. Patrick Sullivan and Dr. Natalie Crawford, from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Dr. Amy Nunn, from the Brown University School of Public Health and Rhode Island Public Health Institute, and Dr. James W. Galbraith, from the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

To learn more and to register for this webinar on August 17, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, click here to register. Please note there are only 1,001 spots available, and registration fills quickly.

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PHR is a peer-reviewed journal of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Surgeon General. It is published in collaboration with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. It is the oldest journal of public health in the U.S. and has published since 1878. The journal is widely distributed internationally and is indexed by MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Current Contents, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Pais International, and LexisNexis. More information on the journal, including author guidelines, is available at www.publichealthreports.org.