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Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium registration remains open
From a press release
2017-09-15

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At Howard Brown Health's 3rd annual Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium, Oct. 6-7, LGBTQ healthcare providers and advocates will showcase lessons learned and other innovative sexual health and HIV prevention programs.

In August, the peer-reviewed journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases published a paper highlighting Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis ( PrEP ) promotion strategies among men who have sex with men who were referred to Howard Brown from the Chicago Department of Public Health.

While barriers exist to patients accessing PrEP across the country, Howard brown helped 2,544 patients access PrEP over the last two years. Findings from this article show that partnerships are feasible and critical to expanding patient access to PrEP.

Sessions relating to sexual health and HIV prevention:

Saturday, October 7th at 11:00am

LGBTQ Education and Research: That Burning Sensation is Desire — Prioritizing Pleasure in PrEP and HIV Prevention Messaging

Maya Green, MD, MPH — Howard Brown Health

Jim Pickett — AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Saturday, October 7th at 1:00pm

LGBTQ Foundations: Sexual Health Intake

Kristin Keglovitz Baker, PA-C, AAHIVS — Howard Brown Health

Saturday, October 7th at 2:15pm

LGBTQ Education and Research: HIV Elimination

John Schneider, MD, MPH — Howard Brown Health

Learn more about this year's sessions at howardbrown.org/MLHS2017 .

Register at www.cvent.com/events/midwest-lgbtq-health-symposium/event-summary-b5d1928e9d54423fb2264ee3e47068e5.aspx .


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