Revised Conference Agenda

Health Disparities, Women, and Substance Abuse: Global Issues
Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:00 to 18:00, Hilton Bayfront, San Diego, California, USA

Room: Sapphire K-L

Frances E. Ashe-Goins, Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and        Human Services
Wendee Wechsberg, Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions, RTI International

11:00–11:45     Registration and Networking – Sapphire K & L
11:45–11:55      Introduction of CPDD President: Loretta Finnegan
Welcome: Richard de La Garza, II, CPDD President

Noon                  Lunch begins

12:15–12:30      Conference Chair Remarks/Introduction of Plenary: Wendee Wechsberg
12:30–13:15      Plenary Speaker: Steffanie Strathdee – Have We Come a Long Way,     Baby? Lessons in HIV Prevention from Women Substance Users At-Risk Around the Globe

13:15–13:30        Vocalist: Alisha Zalkin
13:30–13:40       Break – Sapphire D

Afternoon Session Chair: Adrian Dunlop
13:40–14:00       Sally Stevens – Health and Opportunity Disparities among  Substance  Using Native American Women Living in the US-Mexico Border Region

14:00–14:20       Meg Chisolm – Social Media: Moving InWomen’s into the Future
14:20–14:30       Q&A
14:30–15:30       Poster Session with Snack Break – Sapphire D
15:30–15:45       Unified Dance Ensemble

Afternoon Session Chair: Gary Zarkin
15:50–16:10       Nabila El Bassel – Women Who Use Drugs in Central Asia: Couples-based Overdose and HIV Prevention
16:10–16:30        Petal Petersen-Williams – Substance Use and Other Intersecting Health Risks: Addressing Health Disparities among Women in South Africa
16:30–17:00       Q&A
17:00–17:30       Wrap-up


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