Program Agenda 2013


Thursday, May 30, 2013
8:00 AM
On-site Registration/Check-in
Poster Presentations/Poster Viewing
Student Poster Judging
Lunch (provided)
12:00 PM
Performance by the Samaritan House Choir
Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, PhD
  Director, Texas Center for Health Disparities
Tarrant County Commissioner Roy C. Brooks
Michael Williams, DO, MD, MBA
  President, UNTHSC
Keynote Introduction
Jackie Meeks, DrPH
Luncheon Keynote Address
“The Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Cancer and Smoking”
Jack E. Burkhalter, PhD
Session 1: Co-morbidities & Treatments
1:45 PM
Session Introduction
Johnny He, PhD
Smoking Cessation in the Oncology Setting – How Smoking Adversely Affects Cancer Treatments and Outcomes
Ellen R. Gritz, PhD
Metabolic Complications of HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy; Non-AIDS Malignancies
Roger Bedimo, MD, MS, FACP
Assessing Cancer Programming Needs and Resources of AIDS Service Organizations and Their Clients:  Using Qualitative Findings to Develop a Quantitative Survey
Erica I. Lubetkin, MD, MPH
Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Burkhalter
Dr. Gritz, Dr. Bedimo and Dr. Lubetkin
Friday, May 31, 2013
8:00 AM
Breakfast (Atrium)
8:30 AM
Keynote and Session 2 Introduction
Vicki Nejtek, PhD
8:35 AM
Keynote Address
“Lessons Learned About Health Disparities and BioBehavioral Mechanisms of Treatment Efficacy”
Raymond Niaura, PhD
9:15 AM
Cigarette Smoke Exposure and HIV-Related Neurologic Disease Progression – Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Consequences
Walter Royal, III, MD
9:55 AM
10:05 AM
Psychosocial Mechanism of Abstinence Among Smokers of Low Socioeconomic Status
Yessenia Castro, PhD
10:45 AM
Smoking, HPV Infection and Cervical Cancer Health Disparity
Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD
11:25 AM
Panel Discussion
Dr. Royal, Dr. Castro and Dr. Chauhan
12:25 PM
Lunch Break and Networking
1:00 PM
Poster Presentation Award Ceremony
Harlan Jones, PhD
1:15 PM
Session 3 Introduction
1:20 PM
Brief Counseling Interventions for Risk Behaviors Related to HIV/AIDS, Cancer and Tobacco Use
Scott T. Walters, PhD
2:00 PM
Smoking Cessation Treatment:  A Critical Component of HIV/AIDS Disease Management
Damon J. Vidrine, MS, DrPH
2:40 PM
Where Do We Go From Here?  Next Generation Treatment Interventions
Raymond Niaura, PhD
3:20 PM
Panel Discussion
Dr. Niaura, Dr. Walters & Dr. Vidrine
4:20 PM
Evaluation of Program
4:45 PM