3rd Annual Conference on HIV & Aging

Ending the AIDS Epidemic for Older Adults In New York State

Monday, March 28, 2016,  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
New York University Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium - 4th Fl
60 Washington Sq. South
New York, NY 10012


Demetre C. Daskalakis, MD
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control

Daniel O’Connell
Director, NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute

Nursing CE Credits provided - the NYU College of Nursing, Center for Continuing Education in Nursing is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by The American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

For more information, contact:

Liz Seidel: Lseidel@acria.org

Sponsored by:


Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nurses, New York University College of Nursing

Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR)

 This program was partially funded by the New York City Council


Dean Eileen Sullivan-Mark,  NYU College of Nursing

Introduction and Overview
Dr. Mark Brennan-Ing, ACRIA and NYU College of Nursing

Keynote: Ending the Epidemic(ETE) Overview
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, Assistant Commissioner NYC DOHMH, Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control

Panel: Consumer Prospective on the ETE Initiative
Moderator: Danielle C. Ompad, CDHUR, New York University. Michelle Lopez, Connie Dukes, Fernando Ferrer

Sexual Health, Histories and HIV/STI Testing in Clinical Settings
Dr. Barrie Raik, Cornell Weill Medical Center and Dr. Debbie Greenberg, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

HIV/STI Prevention Issues Facing Older Adults: PrEP, PEP and Condoms
Dr. Tonya Taylor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

HIV/STI Social Messaging Targeting Older Adult
Sammy Jurardo, Director at SJ Coaching Network

Multimorbitity in Older Adults with HIV
Dr. Jeffrey Kwong, Columbia University School of Nursing

Infusing Geriatric Care Principles into Care of the Aging Patient with HIV 
Dr. Harjot Singh, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Center for Special Studies (HIV/AIDS)

Policy Initiatives Addressing Older Adults in Ending the Epidemic
Dan O’Connell, NYS DOH AIDS Institute

Engaging the Community in Ending the Epidemic
Christy Jared, MS, RN, HIGN NYU College of Nursing: Jeff Rindler, The GMHC Buddy Program; Tom Weber, SAGE Programs for Older Adults with HIV; Dr. Elizabeth Figueroa, ACRIA’s Telephone Support Intervention for Depression

Closing: The Context of Ending the Epidemic: Age Makes a Difference!
Joseph Lunievicz, Deputy Executive Director for Programs, ACRIA