8TH HIV & WOMEN – PRESENTATIONS

 

  Session 1: PrEP for Women
Chairs: Angelina Namiba, Gina Brown
 
PrEP and women, current evidence
Lynne Mofenson, MD, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Washington D.C, USA
 
PrEP and women, what’s in the pipeline
Craig Hendrix, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
 
Debate: Should PrEP be offered for women, Pro
Ellen Cooper, MD, Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA
 
Debate: Should PrEP be offered for women, Con
Audrey Pettifor, PHD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
 
Debate: Should PrEP be offered for women, community pro (not available)
 Teresia Otieno, ATHENA /ICW-NA, USA
 
Debate: Should PrEP be offered for women, community con (not available)
Fungai Murau, SWIFT, United Kingdom
 

Session 1 abstract-driven presentations

 Role of vaginal microbiota on STI/HIV risk among us adolescent girls and young women(not available)
Clarissa Diniz, Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
 Uptake of and Retention on HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among adolescent girls and young women in Kenya
Lina Digolo, MD, Lvct Health, Nairobi, Kenya
 This disease is killing us: Female sex workers’ perspectives on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in contexts of substance use, violence, and HIV
Angela Bazzi, MD, Boston University School of Public Healthy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 
  Session 2: Current issues of HIV and adolescents 
Chairs: Natella Rakhmanina, Mariana Mardarescu
 
Transitioning from a young girl to a young woman –body and mind changes during teen years
Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, FAAP, AAHIVS, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
 
Challenges in the Treatment of Young HIV-Infected Adolescent Women
Rana Chakraborty, MD, MSc, D.Phil, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
 
Young Mothers: From pregnancy to early motherhood in adolescents with HIV
Lisa Abuogi, MD, MSc, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
  Session 3: Research in women and HIV
Chairs: Sharon Walmsley, Dazon Dixon Diallo
 Sex differences in subclinical coronary atherosclerotic plaque among individuals with HIV on antiretroviral therapy"
Lindsay Fourman, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 Food insecurity is associated with increased inflammation among HIV-positive women 
Anna Leddy, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
 The meaningful engagement of women living with HIV in research, policy and programming 
Fungai Murau, SWIFT, London, U.K
  Session 4: Pregnancy guidelines, new recommendations and controversy
Chairs: Margaret Johnson, Angelina Namiba
 
Controversies in guidelines: Pediatrician's perspective
Sabrina Bakeera - Kitaka, MD, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
 
Controversies in guidelines: Obstetrician's perspective
Karoline Aebi-Popp, MD, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
 
Controversies in guidelines: HIV Physician's perspective
Sally Hodder, MD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
  Session 5: Abstract - driven presentations (pregnancy-related)
Chairs: Margaret Johnson, Angelina Namiba
 Changes in brain volume and cognition in mice exposed in utero to ABC/ 3TC-ATV/ RTV
Kayode Balogun, PhD, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
 Effects of depressive symptoms on HIV suppression at delivery and postpartum in P1025
Florence Momplaisir, MD, Drexel College Of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
 Estradiol levels in HIV-infected pregnant women on dolutegravirbased ART in Botswana
Kathleen Powis, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 Menopausal symptoms are associated with psychological distress in HIV+ women
Shema Tariq, PhD, University College London, U.K
  Session 6: Opiates, IDU and women
Chair: Catherine Hankins
 
Global epidemiology of women and injecting drug use
Monica Ciupagea, MD, UN Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna, Austria
 
Hiding in plain Sight: The plight of opiate addiction among women and its link to the North American HIV epidemics
Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MA,USA
  Session 7: Abstract - driven presentations
Chair: Catherine Hankins
 Longitudinal associations between food insecurity and substance use in a cohort of women with or at risk for HIV in the United States
Henry Whittle, MD, Newham University Hospital, Barts Health Nhs Trust, London, U.K
 Physical and Sexual Violence Linked to Increased Incarceration Amongst Women Living with HIV in Metro Vancouver: Urgent Need for Trauma-Informed Care in Prisons and Post-Release
Andrea Krüsi, Gender & Sexual Health Initiative, Vancouver, Canada
 High resilience of women living with HIV with psychosocial enabling factors: implications for practice
Mina Kazemi, Women's College Research Institute, Dunnville, Canada
Shazia Islam, Women's College Hospital - Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
 Developing a women-centred HIV care (WCHC) model: using the findings from the Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS)
Mona Loutfy, MD, FRCPC, MPH, Women's College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
Shazia Islam, Women's College Hospital - Research Institute, Toronto, Canada