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Strengthening the Research Workforce of Latina/Hispanic Female Investigators to Address HIV Contextual Factors Affecting Women with HIV » Agenda




9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, Agenda Review

Carmen Zorrilla

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Silvia Rabionet

Nova Southeastern University and UPR School of Public Health

9:30 a.m. – 10:00a.m.

Research Training in HIV: Mentoring Programs

David M. Stoff

National Institute of Mental Health

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Nurturing Latina Leadership through Mentoring: HPTN Scholars and Fogarty Program Examples

Sten Vermund

Yale University María

Luisa Mittal

University of California, San Diego

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Transitions and Sustainability: From Mentored to Mentoring from the Perspective of a Latina Independent Researcher

Maria Cecilia Zea

George Washington University


11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Silvia Rabionet

Special Guest: L’Orangelis Thomas

Youth Advocate
San Juan, Puerto Rico