SASI at the US Conference on AIDS

The Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative is excited to be working with the Southern AIDS Coalition to sponsor two events at this year’s US Conference on AIDS.



USCA Plenary:   HIV in the US South:

Saturday, September 12th at noon  

Saturday’s  Plenary is devoted to HIV in the US South with Dr. Shanell McGoy, Director of HIV/STD at the TN Department of Health as the Keynote Speaker. Additional speakers: Kathie Hiers (AIDS Alabama), Cedric Sturdevant (My Brother’s Keeper), Monica Johnson (HEROES), Robert Greenwald (TAEP) and Robert Suttle (SERO Project).

Community Village Affinity Session:

Friday, September 11th from 8 to 9 a.m.

Our Affinity Session, Women Living with HIV in the Deep South, will be held in the Community Village, Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place. Speakers will look behind the statistics related to the HIV epidemic among women in the Deep South to look at factors that lead to the heavy HIV burden among women and will lead an audience discussion of possible solutions.  Speakers include Carolyn McAllaster (Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative), Sharon Decuir (HAART, Inc. in Baton Rouge), Cynthia Rodgers (The Family Clinic, University of Alabama at Birmingham), Kathie Hiers (AIDS Alabama), and Nic Carlisle (Southern AIDS Coalition).

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