2009 Conference



The 2009 conference showcased research that examined the factors that increase vulnerability and risk for individuals and communities disproportionately affected by HIV, and the interventions that may lead to more resiliency and improve individual and community health related quality of life.

Program

Program at a Glance (online)
Conference Program book (pdf)
Abstract Book (pdf)

Plenary Videos

Is It Worth It? Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of HIV Interventions
Jonathan Anderson, University of Sydney

Mano en Mano
Gerardo Betancourt, Centre for Spanish Speaking People

Jay Browne Living Legacy Award

CIHR Centre in HIV Prevention Social Research
Liviana Calzavara, University of Toronto

From Risk to Vulnerability: Tackling HIV Prevention in Marginalized Communities
Robert Carr, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations

Lessons Learned from Evidence-Based Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention
Charles Collins, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Diffusion of Effective Behavioural Interventions In-Depth
Charles Collins, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Having Sex while Drunk or High: Do Men who have Sex with Men Want to Change?
Timothy Guimond, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Population Health and Health Services Research Development in HIV/AIDS Program
Jennifer Gunning, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Driving Change: The Researcher as Advocate
Thomas Kerr, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, University of British Columbia

Co-Infections and Co-Morbidities: Meeting the Challenges of a Maturing Epidemic
Marina B. Klein, McGill University Health Centre

Re-envisioning the Wheel: Adapting Many Men, Many Voices to Ontario
David Lewis-Peart, Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention

Involved, Invested and Inspired: Shared Leadership and Collective Empowerment in the Third Space of Research-Policy-Practice
Alan Li, Regent Park Community Health Centre, Ontario HIV Treatment Network

Evaluation of the HIV Stigma Campaign
James Murray, AIDS Bureau, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

HIV Vaccine Discovery: Lessons from Steven Spielberg
Mario Ostrowski, University of Toronto

A CIHR Strategic Training Program in HIV/AIDS Health Research
Sean B. Rourke, Ontario HIV Treatment Network, University of Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital

The Implications of Syndemics on Increasing HIV Intervention Efficacy
Ron Stall, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

Focus on Youth in the Caribbean: Taking a DEBI from Baltimore to The Bahamas
Bonita Stanton, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Lynette Deveaux, Bahamas Ministries of Health and Education

Enduring Partnerships: Focus on Youth in the Caribbean
Bonita Stanton, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Lynette Deveaux, Bahamas Ministries of Health and Education

Operation Hairspray 2: Spray The Word About Health
Zhaida Uddin, Ottawa Public Health
Suzanne O’Byrne, Somerset West Community Health Centre

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