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H1N1 Flu and HIV Webinar Highlights

New Media | September 8, 2009 Read the full post
H1N1 and HIV Webinar

Nearly 850 participants joined online and/or via conference call last week to hear from leading experts and local grantees about H1N1 Preparedness and HIV. On the webinar we heard from our Federal colleagues, CDC’s Dr. John Brooks, and National…

H1N1 Preparedness and HIV Webinar

Research | September 4, 2009 Read the full post
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Logo

Nearly 850 HIV federal colleagues staff and grantees participated in a webinar on Wednesday, September2, “H1N1 Preparedness & HIV” for the HIV community. Dr. Elizabeth Higgs, Deputy Branch Chief of the Collaborative Clinical Research Branch at the National Institute of…

New Media Extends Reach of IAS 2009 Conference

IAS 2009

Co-authored by Scott Sanders, Consultant, IAS Communications Two days before the opening of the 5th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2009) the number of fans on the conference Facebook fan page jumped by…

Experimenting in the Social Media Lab at the CDC HIV Prevention Conference

New Media | August 31, 2009 Read the full post
eakers with social media icons. Co-Sponsored by CDC and

Last week we shared updates from the 2009 CDC HIV Prevention Conference. While at the conference, we had the opportunity to co-host a Social Media Lab with our CDC colleagues. The Lab was open throughout the conference, and participants were…

National HIV Prevention Conference Delivers Call to Action

Research | August 28, 2009 Read the full post
2009 National HIV Prevention Conference. Promoting Synergy Between Science and Programs

I just returned from the National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta where a sense of excitement and renewed enthusiasm for fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic were buoyed by the new opportunities that the Obama administration brings. Conversely, there was also an…

CDC’s 2009 HIV Prevention Conference: “Innovation and Action to End the Epidemic”

New Media | August 25, 2009 Read the full post

The 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference is reaching over 3,500 of our colleagues in Atlanta this week. Thanks to conference organizers, this year’s highlights are shared to those unable to attend via Twitter: CDC NPIN , , and others…

Testing HIV Drugs as Prevention

Research | August 21, 2009 Read the full post
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, PhD

Last year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the number of annual new HIV infections in the United States is actually 40% higher than previously estimated. This means that more than 56,000 Americans are infected…

“Participation Powers Prevention”: Highlights from CDC’s 3rd National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

Last week Miguel Gomez and I joined 1,000 other public health, social marketing, new media, health education, and health communications leaders at the CDC’s 3rd annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media in Atlanta. We enjoyed having this…