May 15, 2012 Webinar on HIV Testing in Pharmacy Settings
Over 90 participants joined from 20 states to reflect on opportunities to expand HIV testing in pharmacy settings, particularly in rural areas. Speakers from the CDC, Butler University and RCAP focused on current testing technology, the evolution of pharmacy practice and the current Indiana study to explore feasibility of pharmacy testing.
Proceedings for 2011 RCAP National Conference
A PDF copy of the 2011 RCAP National Conference proceedings which include the program, brief papers and abstracts is presented here
(Part 1 click here),
(Part 2 click here).
Because of the length of the document note that there are two PDF files to download. The conference, HIV/STD Prevention in Rural Communities: Sharing Successful Strategies VII, was conducted at Indiana University, Bloomington, April 7-9, 2011. The PowerPoint presentation of several plenary speakers is presented in the next entry of this section.
RCAP 2011 Conference Plenary PowerPoints
The RCAP conference, HIV/STD Prevention in Rural Communities: Sharing Successful Strategies VII, April 7-9, 2-011, at Indiana University, Bloomington, attracted over 150 participants from over 20 states and a record number oral presentations. The PowerPoint presentations and link to five plenary presentations are provided here: James W. Curran of Emory University, AIDS at 30 years: Lessons learned and challenges ahead (click here); Robert Foley of the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, Prevention and advocacy in an era of reality, recession, and recission (click here); Lenadro Mena of University of Mississippi Medical Center, Preventing HIV among AA MSM in the Deep South in a context of stigma, homophobia, poverty, and high STD rates (click here); Leticia Manning of the Office of Rural Health Policy, Office of Rural Health Policy: Rural community-based practices on HIV/AIDS (click here); Cornelis Rietmeyer of Colorado School of Public Health, HIV/STI prevention and the (not so new) media (click here); and Richard A. Crosby, Cynthia A. Graham, Robin R. Milhausen, Stephanie A. Sanders, and William L. Yarber, Condom-use errors and problems: A decade of research by The Kinsey Institute Condom Use Research Team (click here).
2009 National Conference Proceedings and PowerPoint of Selected Plenary Presentations
The sixth national conference focusing on HIV/STD prevention in rural areas was conducted in April 2009 at Indiana University, Bloomington. The conference, HIV Prevention in Rural Communities: Sharing Successful Strategies VI, was co-sponsored by RCAP and the National Rural Health Association. The goal of the conference was to present model HIV prevention education programs utilized in various rural settings throughout the United States, with emphasis on information exchange and lessons learned. Over 175 prevention specialists attended the conference representing over 30 states. A keynote address and plenary, oral and poster presentations were made.
A PDF copy of the conference proceedings which include the program, brief papers and abstracts is presented here (click here). A hard copy of the proceedings are available, free, for individual requests by emailing RCAP and providing complete mailing address.
The PowerPoint presentations of a few of the plenary sessions can be seen by here.
At this conference, Jeanne White Ginder, Ryan White’s mother, was presented the first RCAP Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award.
The award was presented to Jeanne at the RCAP 2009 national conference by Dr. Robert M. Goodman (at left) Dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation at Indiana University and Dr. William L. Yarber, RCAP Senior Director. RCAP unveiled its new publication, Tearing Down Fences: HIV/STD Prevention in Rural America. Single and multiple copies of this publication are available free from RCAP. Click the Prevention Guidelines tab for a PDF copy of Fences.