Triple Whammy for African Americans: HIV and Substance Abuse

Speaker:

William B. Lawson, MD, PhD,

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Howard University College of Medicine and Hospital

Learning objectives:

1. Discuss the epidemiology of HIV in African Americans Explore the psychiatric complications associated with HIV in African Americans 2. Understand the relationship between substance abuse and mental disorders to HIV in African Americans 3. Discuss the diagnostic challenges seen in African Americans with substance abuse and mental disorders

Sponsor:

AIDS Education and Training Center National Multicultural Center Howard University College of Medicine

Date:

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

 

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