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2nd Annual St. Patrick's Day HIV/STI Symposium

  • Coquette 2800 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA, 70115 United States (map)

Event is sold out, but we are happy to put you on the waitlist. Please email for more information. 

On March 17th the Tulane AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) will host our second annual St. Patrick's Day HIV/STI training for healthcare professionals. Several interesting topics will be discussed by a selection of subject matter experts, and the event will come to a close just in time for you to join the passing parade! 

A few highlights:

  • Complimentary continuing education credit
  • Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch at Coquette (meat and vegetarian options available)
  • The event concludes as the St. Patrick's Parade rolls down the street!

Event Schedule

9:00    Continental Breakfast
9:45    Welcome/Introduction
10:00  First Training Session
10:45  Second Training Session
11:30  Coffee Break/ Training Intermission
11:50  Third Training Session
12:40  Lunch
1:30    Fourth Training Session
2:15    Closing
2:30    Parade

Speakers and Topics

  • Dr. Mark Alain Dery DO, MPH, FACOI
    Social Determinants of STIs and HIV #LA_Undetectable
  • Dr. Patricia Kissinger Ph.D., MPH
    Epidemiology and Getting to Zero; STIs in LA – Trends and Overcoming Barriers to Success

  • Dr. Lynn Besch MD
    Historical Perspective of STIs and HIV epidemics; Learning from the Past to Get to Zero

  • Sy-ria Jackson
    Cultural Competency and Health Equity

Special thanks to our Premier Sponsor, Avita Pharmacy, for their support. Thank you for helping us reach our goal of #GettingToZero HIV transmissions in Louisiana!

*All healthcare professionals are welcome to attend. Please note that space is limited and that topics are primarily aimed at non-experts in the field of HIV and STI medicine. 


This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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LGBT Sensitivity