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Indiana Univ. to host inaugural national HIV conference
2022-04-26

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Indiana University (IU) will host the first IU National HIV Conference, "Stepping into the 5th Decade: Evolving Our Response to HIV," June 8-11 in Indianapolis.

Hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, the conference will include nationally recognized keynote speakers, workshops, poster sessions, and a health and wellness fair that provides testing and health services for the public.

"Through this national conference, Indiana University is pleased to provide a platform for all sectors of society to come together and respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said James C. Wimbush—vice president for diversity, equity and multicultural affairs, dean of the University Graduate School and Johnson Chair for Diversity and Leadership—in a statement.

Speakers at the event will include:

—Raniyah Copeland, co-founder and principal of Equity & Impact Solutions and the former president and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute;

—Tori Cooper, director of community engagement for the Human Rights Campaign's Transgender Justice Initiative; and

—Michael S. Saag, associate dean for global health, physician and prominent HIV/AIDS researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

See iunhc.indiana.edu/ to see more information and to register.


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