Conference Agenda

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Time Ongoing Activity
11:00-11:45 Registration/Networking
11:45–11:55 Introduction by Loretta Finnegan

Welcome by Richard de La Garza, CPDD President

11:55-1:00 Lunch served
12:15-12:25 Conference Chair Remarks: Wendee Wechsberg
12:25-1:15 Key Note Speaker (Steffanie Strathdee)-50 min
1:15 -1:30 Vocalist
  Break (10 min) / Put up Posters in Sapphire Room and switch audio around
1:40–2:00 Gina Brown
2:00-2:20 Meg Chisolm
2:20-2:30 Q&A
2:30-3:30 Poster Session with Break / Photo with Award Winners
3:30-3:45 Unified Dance Ensemble (15 min)
3:50-4:10 Nabila El Bassel
4:10-4:30 Petal Petersen
4:30-4:50 Sally Stevens
4:50-5:10 Q&A
5:10-5:30 Meeting Wrap up
5:30-6:00 Clean up


Steffanie Strathdee, Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Chief, Division of Global Public Health & Director, UCSD Global Health Initiative, University of California, San Diego Have We Come a Long Way, Baby? Lessons in HIV Prevention from Women Substance Users At-Risk Around the Globe

Gina Brown, Coordinator for Women and Girls HIV Research, Office of AIDS Research, NIH NIH’s commitment to health disparities and HIV related to women substance users, their families and where the future research agenda is headed

Meg Chisolm, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Social Media: Moving InWomen’s into the Future

Nabila El Bassel, Professor and Director of the Columbia University Global Health Research Center of Central Asia, Women who use drugs in Central Asia: Couples-based overdose and HIV prevention

Petal Petersen, Senior Scientist, Medical Research Council, South Africa, Substance use and other intersecting health risks: Addressing health disparities among women in South Africa

Sally Stevens, , Director of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women and Distinguished Outreach Professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Arizona Health and Opportunity Disparities among Substance Using Native American Women Living in the US/Mexico Border Region


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