Starts

Tuesday

11/14/2017

10:00 AM - CST
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Phil Talley
ptalley@ipha.com
(217) 522-5687

Title: Breaking Down the Barriers: outreach and marketing to the LGBT community to increase comfort around confidential HIV testing and STI screening

 

Summary:

  • Discuss challenges to engaging community members in HIV/STI testing
  • Share billing best practices for balancing patient comfort/confidentiality with necessary testing for patient/public health efforts
  • Explore possible program models for effective outreach and marketing tools to engage the LGBT community in testing efforts

 

Presenter: Kristin Keglovitz-Baker, PA-C, AAHIVS, Chief Operating Officer, Howard Brown Medical Center (HBMC)

  • Chief Operating Officer of the Howard Brown Medical Center (HBMC), which delivers health care and social services to 16,000 people a year in Chicago, IL
  • Her medical practice focus includes LGBTQ care, PEP/PrEP, transgender health, HIV medicine, health promotion, and interdisciplinary medical care for populations at risk
  • Her projects at HBHC include alternative insemination, primary care opt-out HIV testing, rapid hepatitis C testing, and the expansion of service lines to include such areas as pediatrics
  • Has been the primary investigator and subinvestigator on a number of clinical research trials, serves as HBHC’s Institutional Review Board chair, as well as manages numerous grants as program director