World AIDS Day events at UCSF & Gladstone

By Jeff Sheehy

What The Merle Sande Memorial Lecture: “The Prehistory of HIV-1: Understanding the Primate Roots of Human AIDS" Where The J. David Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens Street @ 16th Street, across from UCSF Mission Bay Who Beatrice Hahn, MD, professor of medicine & microbiology, co-director of the Center for AIDS Research at the University of Alabama, Birmingham When 4 pm - 5 pm ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009: ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 1, 2009: What Symposium and Observance: Recognition of AIDS Health Project’s 25th Anniversary Keynote Speech: “Minority Stress Theory, Findings and Implications for HIV/AIDS Prevention with Racial/Ethnic Minority Gay and Bisexual Men” Documentary Film Screening: “Life Before the Lifeboat: San Francisco’s Courageous Response to the AIDS’ Outbreak” Presentations: "HIV Clinical Medicine New Frontiers" & “The UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research Update" Where 513 Parnassus, 1st Floor, Cole Hall, UCSF Parnassus Campus Who Ilan H. Meyer, PhD, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health will present the Keynote; the documentary will feature Paul Volberding, MD, and many of the pioneers in the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco. Presentations are by: Brad Hare, MD, medical director of the UCSF Positive Health Program at SFGH. The title of Dr. Hare's talk is: "HIV Clinical Medicine New Frontiers." Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology and co-director of the UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research.
Brad Hare, MD, medical director of the UCSF Positive Health Program at SFGH. The title of his talk is: "HIV Clinical Medicine‹New Frontiers" and replaces the talk, "The Test and Treat Movement--Past and Future".
The Merle Sande Memorial Lecture is sponsored in part by the UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research. The World AIDS Day Symposium and Observance is sponsored by the AIDS Research Institute at UCSF, the AIDS Health Project, the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, the HIV/AIDS Division--San Francisco General Hospital, and the UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research.
UCSF is a leading university that consistently defines health care worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the health professions and life sciences, and providing complex patient care. When 2 pm - 5 pm Contact Media interested in covering the Merle Sande Memorial Lecture should contact Valerie Tucker @ (415) 734-2019. Media interested in covering the Symposium/Observance should contact Jeff Sheehy, (415) 597-8165.