2012 Conference

Dr. Susan King Memorial Lecture & Discussion
Teens with HIV – Movin' On!
Transition of Adolescents Living with HIV to Adult Care

This presentation will review the issues faced by HIV-infected youth transitioning from the pediatric to the adult care setting. A preliminary review of the SickKids Good2Go transition program in the HIV clinic from the perspective of caregivers and youth will be discussed.

Jason BrophyJason Brophy, M.D., MSc is a pediatrician and infectious diseases specialist at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Brophy is the current chair of the Canadian Pediatric and Perinatal HIV Research Group, and serves as a liaison member on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines committee.

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Ari BitnunDr. Ari Bitnun, MSc is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto and a physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. Bitnun served as the Chair of the Canadian Pediatric AIDS Research Group from 2008 to 2012, is a steering committee member of the Canadian Perinatal HIV Surveillance Network and a member of the Scientific Review Committee of the Canadian HIV Trials Nework.

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