Session I – Capacity Building Assistance for High Impact HIV Prevention: Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum for People Who Use Drugs


Jaimie P. Meyer, MD, MS, FACP,

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, Yale School of Medicine

Summary of Session Goals:

The goal of this session is to develop strategies to address barriers to HIV care engagement for people who use drugs, along each step in the HIV care continuum.

Goals and Objectives:

1. Review the intersecting epidemiology of HIV and substance use disorders 2. Discuss barriers to care engagement along the HIV care continuum for people who use drugs 3. Identify specific strategies for overcoming barriers to care engagement for people who use drugs


Cicatelli Associates Inc., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Grant No. 1U65PS004408-1), Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)


Thursday, January 12th, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

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