From Effectiveness to Implementation: Innovations in eHealth for HIV Prevention

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From Effectiveness to Implementation: Innovations in eHealth for HIV Prevention


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Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • From Effectiveness to Implementation: Innovations in eHealth for HIV Prevention
  • Brian Mustanski PhD
    • Professor of Medical Social Sciences
    • Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing
    • Co-Director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
    • Co-Director of the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for Drug Abuse and HIV
    • Northwestern University
    Brian Mustanski

Location
  • In-person
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
  • 1601 W. Taylor St.
  • Chicago IL 60612
  • Conference Room
    • Auditorium, Room 109
Video Recording
Event Details

Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., (he/him) is tenured Professor of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University, Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, Co-Director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and Co-Director of the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for Drug Abuse and HIV. The majority of his research focuses on the health and development of LGBT youth and the application of new media and technology to sexual health promotion and HIV prevention with young men. Dr. Mustanski’s work spans the translational spectrum and includes epidemiological studies, longitudinal cohort studies focused on developmental trajectories and risk/protective mechanisms, the development and testing of HIV interventions, and dissemination/implementation science. He has been a Principal Investigator for multiple federal and foundation research and training awards totaling over $38 million. His current projects include a NIDA-funded dyadic-network cohort study of young gay/bisexual men that seeks to gain a multilevel perspectives on the drivers of substance use and HIV in this population, several randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of HIV prevention program for adolescent and young adult gay/bisexual men (NIDA, NIMH, NIMHD), and an NIMHD-funded study of ethical considerations in LGBT adolescent participation in HIV prevention research. Dr. Mustanski has published over 190 peer reviewed journal articles. Recognition for his work include being named a William T Grant Scholar, the Society for Prevention Research Award for Advances in Culture and Diversity in Prevention Science, and the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contribution from the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Mustanski is a frequent advisor to federal agencies and foundations on LGBT health needs and research priorities. In 2017, NBC News selected him from 1,600 nominees as one of 30 changemakers and innovators making a positive difference in the LGBTQ.


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of HIV among young people in the US
  2. Recognize the lack of HIV prevention research among most at risk adolescents
  3. Appreciate the use of eHealth in conducting sexual health research with LGBTQ adolescents

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Dr. Mustanski has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.

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