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April 3, 2013
Integration of Biomedical Interventions and Behavioral Interventions

Presenter: Kenneth Mayer, MD
Kenneth Mayer is currently the Medical Research Director and Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute. Previously, he has worked as Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; Director of HIV Prevention Research and Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Community Health, Brown University, Program Advisory Committee, American Foundation for AIDS Research Chair, National Scientific Review Committee, HIV Prevention Trials Network Executive Committee and Chair, National Chair of the MSM Working Group for the Executive Committee of HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)

Dr. Mayer's areas of research include International HIV/AIDS, Gay and Bisexual Men's Health, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Microbicides, PrEP, PEP, and Vaccines.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the use, effect, and current research status of microbicides, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP,) post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP,) vaccines, and treatment as prevention (TaP)
  • Identify methods of integrating biomedical interventions with behavioral programs
  • Learn the benefit of combination prevention
  • Increase ability of local stakeholders to implement and monitor capacity building events that teach methods of integrating behavioral and biomedical interventions

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