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Current Agenda

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Wednesday, June 28, 2023

1:00–2:45 p.m. ET

Meeting Welcome and Opening Plenary

Meeting Welcome from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bill Kapogiannis, M.D., NIH Office of AIDS Research

Meeting Objective and Overview
Dianne Rausch, Ph.D., NIMH Division of AIDS Research

Introduction of Opening Panel
Paul Gaist, Ph.D., NIH Office of AIDS Research

Pharmacists: Advancing Public Health
Michael D. Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP,
American Pharmacists Association

The Role of Pharmacists in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Harold Phillips, MRP, White House Office of National AIDS Policy

The U.S. EHE Pharmacist Task Force
RDML Kelly Battese, Chief Professional Officer for Pharmacy, U.S. Public Health Service

Building a Coalition of Pharmacies to Respond to HIV
Stephen Massey, U.S. Business Coalition to End HIV

The U.S. Evidence Base for Pharmacy-Delivered HIV Services over the HIV Prevention and Care Continua
Natalie Crawford, Ph.D., Emory University

Lessons from Global Research in Pharmacy-Based HIV Service Delivery
Katrina Ortblad, Sc.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Discussant Comment: Building on Our Accomplishments with Next Steps
Paul Weidle, PharmD, CDC Division of HIV Prevention

Questions for Opening Panel
Paul Gaist, Ph.D., NIH Office of AIDS Research

2:45–3:45 p.m. ET

Topic Panel One: Meeting Community Interests Across the Spectrum of Community Pharmacies — From Independent to Chain

Opening Comments, Panel Introductions
Nelly Gazarian, PharmD, AAHIVP, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

Community Independent Pharmacies: Furthering Innovation in Oral and Injectable PrEP Delivery
Elyse Tung, PharmD, Kelly-Ross Pharmacy

Community Chain Pharmacies: Achieving Scale and Reach
John Wigneswaran, M.D., Walmart
Aleata Postell, B.S.

Discussant Comments: Meeting Community Interests
Bishar Jenkins, Jr., M.P.P., AIDS United
Kenric Ware, PharmD, AAHIVP, Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Joseph H. Neal Health Collaborative

Questions for the Panel
Nelly Gazarian, PharmD, AAHIVP, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

3:45–5:00 p.m. ET


Topic Panel Two: Advancing HIV Testing through Pharmacies

Opening Comments, Panel Introductions
Jason Hataye, M.D., Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Division of AIDS

Implementing Point of Care Testing and a Collaborative HIV Screening Program in Pharmacies
Donald G. Klepser, Ph.D., MBA, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy

Lessons Learned from HIV Screening Initiatives at CVS Health
Drexel Shaw, M.P.H., CVS Health

AmbassADDOrs for Health: A Community-Randomized Trial to Support HIV Testing and Contraception Access Among Young Women Through Drug Dispensing Shops in Tanzania
Jenny Liu, Ph.D., UCSF

Considering Pharmacy Locations and the Need to Bridge "Pharmacy Deserts"
Dima Qato, PharmD, USC

Panel Questions
Jason Hataye, M.D., Ph.D., NIAID Division of AIDS

Close of Day One
Paul Gaist, Ph.D., NIH Office of AIDS Research

Thursday, June 29, 2023

1:00–2:20 p.m. ET

Topic Panel Three: Advancing HIV PrEP through Pharmacies

Day Two Welcome
Michael Stirratt, Ph.D., NIMH Division of AIDS Research

Opening Comments, Panel Introductions
Jeremiah Johnson, M.P.H, PrEP4All

The Iowa TelePrEP Program: Telemedicine + Pharmacists = PrEP Access and Use
Heidi Wood, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP, University of Iowa Health Care

A Novel Community-Retail Pharmacy Partnership to Advance HIV PrEP
Mariano Kanamori, Ph.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Drexel Shaw, M.P.H., CVS Health 

Understanding the Implementation of SB159: Pharmacist Delivered Pre- and Post-exposure Prophylaxis in Three High HIV Incidence EHE Counties in California
Raiza Beltran, Ph.D., UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Tam Phan, PharmD, AAHIVP, USC Mann School of Pharmacy 

A Demonstration Project to Advance HIV PrEP Delivery Through Pharmacies
Alex Dubov, Ph.D., MDiv, Loma Linda University

Nurse-Facilitated PrEP Delivery for Adolescent Girls and Young Women Seeking Contraception at Retail Pharmacies in Kisumu, Kenya
Jillian Pintye, R.N., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Washington

Questions for the Panel
Jeremiah Johnson, M.P.H., PrEP4All

2:20–3:30 p.m. ET

Topic Panel Four: Advancing HIV Treatment through Pharmacies

Opening Comments, Panel Introductions
Glen Pietrandoni, RPh, AAHIVP, Avita Pharmacy 

Supporting Adherence and Viral Suppression Through the Patient-centered HIV Care Model Project: A
Collaboration Between Community-Based Pharmacists and HIV Clinical Providers
Kathy Byrd, M.D., M.P.H., CDC

Data to Care Rx: Engaging Pharmacies and Pharmacists in Proactive Efforts to Retain People with HIV in Care
Katrease Hale, M.P.H., Public Health Consultant
Rachel Browning, M.P.H., NASTAD

Implementing Injectable HIV Treatment in an Ambulatory Infectious Diseases Clinic Through Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians 
Taylor Ward, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, Boston Medical Center

Exploring Pharmacist and Pharmacy-Based Delivery of Long-Acting Injectable ART
Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, UCSF

Questions for the Panel
Glen Pietrandoni, RPh, AAHIVP, Avita Pharmacy

3:30–4:35 p.m. ET

Topic Panel Five: Addressing HIV Syndemic Factors and Co-Morbidities Through Pharmacies

Opening Comment, Panel Speaker Introductions
Angela Lee-Winn, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 

Improving Syringe Access, Opioid Overdose Prevention, and Naloxone Dispensation Among Rural and Rmall
Metro Area Pharmacists
Crystal Lewis Fuller, Ph.D., New York University

Influences on the Availability of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in Outpatient and Inpatient Pharmacies in South Florida
David P. Serota, M.D., M.Sc., University of Miami

Advancing Mobile Pharmacies to Deliver PrEP/ART and Buprenorphine and Naloxone to People Who Use Drugs in Connecticut
Sandra Springer, M.D., Yale University 

A Pharmacist-Delivered Primary Care Telemedicine Intervention to Increase Access to Pharmacotherapy
and Specialty Treatment for Alcohol Use Problems
Stacy A. Sterling, Dr.P.H., M.S.W., M.P.H., Kaiser Permanente

A Pharmacist-Delivered Intervention to Address Smoking Cessation in People with HIV
E. Jennifer Edelman, M.D., M.H.S., Yale University

Questions for the Panel
Angela Lee-Winn, NIDA

4:35–5:00 p.m. ET

Closing Session: Looking to the Future

Opening Comment
Sarah Read, M.D., NIAID Division of AIDS

Bringing It All Together: Reflecting on Research Gaps and Opportunities 
Walid El-Nahal, M.D., M.H.S., NIH Office of AIDS Research 

Onward Idea Collection
Michael Stirratt, Ph.D., NIMH Division of AIDS Research 

Note of Thanks
Dianne Rausch, Ph.D.

Next Steps and Meeting Close
Bill Kapogiannis, M.D.