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

New Media | August 31, 2009 Read the full post
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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… Introduces New Blog Feature on HIV/AIDS Research

Research | August 13, 2009 Read the full post

Beginning this week, is launching a new blog area focusing on the latest developments in HIV/AIDS research from the agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This is just one more way that we hope to…

H1N1 Preparedness, New Media and HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is working hard to inform the public about how to prepare for and prevent H1N1 flu. We wanted to highlight a few new media tools that HHS is using to ensure public…

The Conference Comes to You: Webcasts, Web Conferences, and Webinars

TARGET Center's Web Conference

At, we work with HIV organizations from all over the country (and sometimes the world!). Often it’s not possible to sit at the same table so we rely on virtual ways to connect. Webcasts, web conferences, and webinars are…