There is a once-a-day pill that may help us eliminate HIV/AIDS. It’s called PrEP. Come learn about PrEP from leading national and local experts at this first of its kind conference in Delaware.


Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, specialists, social work professions, public health professions, pharmacists, community health workers, and other healthcare providers.


After participation in this educational activity, learners will be able to:

• Discuss treatment efficacy through clinical studies
• Summarize appropriate treatment protocols
• Discuss real world issues related to prescribing this therapy


7:15 – 8:00 AM

8:00 – 9:00 AM
Clinical Perspective on PrEP

Antonio E. Urbina, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

9:00 – 10:00 AM
From the Grass Roots to the Tree Tops – PrEP in the Community Practice Setting

Helen C. Koenig, MD, MPH
Medical Director, PrEP Program
Philadelphia FIGHT
Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

10:00 – 10:30 AM

10:30 AM – Noon
Panel Discussion: Clinical Experiences with PrEP

Lisa Skedzielewski, PharmD

Deborah Kahal, MD, MPH
HIV Program physician
Christiana Care Health System

Helena Kwakwa, MD
Internist Mercy Hospital
Philadelphia and the Jonathan Lax Center in Center City Philadelphia

Antonio E. Urbina, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

Caitlin Conyngham
Program Director
Philadelphia Fight

Noon to 1PM
Lunch and Keynote Address: Placing PrEP within the larger HIV/AIDS Strategy

Dawn K. Smith, MD, MS, MPH
Biomedical Interventions Activity Lead
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1:00 – 2:00 PM
AETC (The PrEP Toolkit for High Risk Individuals)

Pat Lincoln, RN, BSN
ACRN Site Director
Christiana Health Care System based
Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education Training Center

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