Conference Archives 2010

Oral Presentations

Why a Conference on HIV-Related Stigma and a Center for Stigma?
Sohail Rana, M.D., Howard University
Rebecca Vargas-Jackson, M.D., George Washington University Read More >>

Introduction to HIV Stigma
Laurie Bauman, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine Read More >>

The Layering of HIV-related Stigma Within a Community
Leickness Simbayi, D. Phil., Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
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How Stigma and Lack of Disclosure Fuel this Cruel Disease
Suniti Solomon, M.D., YRG Care, Chennai, India Read More >>

HIV-related Stigma in Health Care and its Impact on Families
Li Li, Ph.D, University of California, Los Angeles Read More >>

Double Stigma: Being Both Gay and at Risk for HIV
Chris Beyrer, M.D., Ph.D, Johns Hopkins University Read More >>

Lessons Learned in the Global Effort to Reduce HIV Stigma
Laura Nyblade, Ph.D., International Center for Research on Women Read More >>

Moving Forward: Center for Stigma and Cultural Competency: Closing Remarks
Sohail Rana, M.D. Read More >>

Workshop Abstracts

WORKSHOP 1: FAITH, SPIRITUALITY AND HIV: BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS
TO HIV PREVENTION

Facilitators: Pernessa Seele, Balm in Gilead & Paul Grant and Tracy Middleton-Grant,
Ascender Communications
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WORKSHOP 2: HIV STIGMA: EFFECT ON FAMILIES
Facilitators: Dionne Smith, HIV Family Advocate; Reggie Smith HHP, PLWA, Sally Mason, Ph.D., LCSW, University of Illinois, Chicago Read More >>

WORKSHOP 3: STIGMA: EFFECT ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
Facilitators: Andrea Rigoli, Public Health Association, Pediatric AIDS HIV Care, Washington, D.C., Khadijah A. Tribble, Executive Director, Pediatric AIDS HIV Care, Washington, D.C. and Miss Caressa Cameron, Miss USA. Read More >>

WORKSHOP 4: CRIMINALIZATION OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN US

Facilitators:

  • Stephen Bailous, Senior Vice President, Community Affairs, NAPWA
  • Sean Strub, Senior Advisor,Center for HIV Law & Policy
  • Catherine Hanssens, Executive Director, HIV Law and Policy
  • René Bennett-Carlson, Managing Attorney, Center for HIV Law and Policy
  • Vanessa Johnson, Executive Vice President, NAPWA

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WORKSHOP 5: REDUCING THE STIGMA OF HIV AND STD TESTING IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS

Facilitators: Nestor Rocha, M.P.H. and Michael Kharfen, Bureau Chiefs, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration of the District of Columbia Health Department Read More >>

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