Annual Rural HIV Research And Training Conference To Be Held


The 3rd Annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference will be held on Friday and Saturday September 12 & 13, 2014 at the Coastal Georgia Center located on Fahm St. The conference will be held at 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Keynote speaker will be Catherine Wyatt-Morley. Her topic will be Blazing New Trails: How to Engage Rural Communities with Fewer Resources

Catherine Wyatt-Morley is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition in Nashville, Tennessee. Celebrating twenty years of service, W.O.M.E.N. is the only organization found, organized, and administered by an African American, three time internationally acclaimed author, and mother living with AIDS in Tennessee.

Other featured speakers include: Gregory S. Felzien, M.D., AAHIVS, Conference Medical Education Director Medical Advisor, Department of Infectious Disease and Immunization Georgia Department of Public Health Statesboro, GA Sally Jue, MSW Senior Faculty, American Psychological Association Office on HIV/AIDS Clinical and Cultural Competence Consultant National HIV Mental Health Services Collaborative Los Angeles, CA and Patt Gunn, Master Storyteller Geechee Institute Savannnah, GA.

The Rural HIV Research and Training Conference is a two-day forum for exchanging the latest information and learning the newest tools to address the challenges of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in rural communities.

The Goal of the conference is to improve HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in rural communities by exchanging the latest information and newest tools.

As we work to serve more people with fewer available resources, the Rural HIV Research and Training Conference brings together health professionals to share innovative strategies, discuss unique challenges, and to foster advocacy and community partnerships to address HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention and care working with children, youth, and families in rural communities.

For more information on the conference visit: ruralhiv/

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