2024 Annual Meeting

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Washington, DC

NASTAD's 2024 Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, from May 19-22, 2024. The meeting will address the challenges and opportunities health departments are currently facing in administering HIV and hepatitis programs. There will be many opportunities during the meeting for meaningful exchange among peers, partners, and federal agency representatives on issues of importance to programs.

 

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Sessions on Monday, May 20

Plenary Sessions

Federal Partner’s Plenary Part 1: Syndemic Response to Drug User Health

Speakers:

  • Stephen Lee, NASTAD (Moderator)

  • Laura Cheever, HRSA

  • Jonathan Mermin, CDC

  • Allison Arwady, CDC

  • Cara Alexander, SAMHSA

Federal Partner’s Plenary Part 2: Syndemic Response to Address Disparities Among Key Populations

Speakers:

  • Stephen Lee, NASTAD (Moderator)

  • Robyn Neblett Fanfair, CDC

  • Neil Gupta, CDC

  • Michael Kharfen, HRSA

Affinity Session

Inflation Reduction Act Medicare Prescription Drug Reforms: Opportunities and Challenges for Syndemic Care Systems

Speakers:

  • Tim Horn​, NASTAD
  • Jeffrey Maras​, NASTAD

Sessions on Tuesday, May 21

Plenary Sessions

Centering Community Engagement in Syndemic Approaches

Speakers:

  • Boatemaa Ntiri-Reid, NASTAD (Moderator)
  • Amber Coyne, Tennessee
  • Leroy Blea, California
  • Dave Kern, Chicago

Synergizing Leadership Development & Professional Accountability Among the Public Health Workforce

Speakers:

  • Beatriz Acevedo, NASTAD (Moderator)
  • Lorlette Moir, New Hampshire 
  • Thomas Knoble, San Francisco 
  • Matthew Rose, Human Rights Campaign 
  • Arlis Jenkins, Arizona

Immunization Equity

Speakers:

  • Isabel Lechuga, NASTAD (Moderator)
  • Sharday Lewis, NASTAD (Moderator)
  • Brandie Wilson, Transforming Reentry Services
  • Sean Cahill, The Fenway Institute
  • Chioma Nnaji, Multicultural AIDS Institute

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Breakout Sessions

Syndemic Approaches Towards Care for Pregnant People Who Use Drugs

Speakers:

  •  Libby Harrison, Washington
  • Julie Karr, NACCHO
  • Chelsea Frand, Houston

Integrated Data to Support the Implementation of Syndemic Programming

Speakers:

  • Linda Goldman, Massachusetts
  • Robert Winstead, North Carolina
  • Anthony Hannah, North Carolina
  • Susan Major, Connecticut

What Happened to You? Trauma Informed Approaches to Address the Syndemic

Speakers:

  • Mahelet Kebede, NASTAD (moderator)
  • Maria Jackson, Colorado

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“It Takes All of Us”: Embedding DEI Throughout Health Department Programs

Speakers:

  • Andre Brown, Cuyahoga County

Toward a Syndemic Provider Network: Expanding Access, Fostering Collaboration, and Diversifying Funding Strategies

Speakers:

  • Edwin Corbin-Gutierrez, NASTAD (Moderator)
  • Isabel Evans, Arizona
  • Carri Comer, Washington
  • Martha Grimm, Washington

Communities of Care for the Syndemics Workforce: Addressing Grief, Loss, and Turnover While Cultivating Mutually Supportive Responses

Speakers:

  • Laura Pegram, NASTAD (Facilitator)

Leveraging the HIV Response for Hepatitis C: Envisioning Rapid Start for Hepatitis C

Speakers:

  • Thaddeus Pham, Hawaii (Moderator)
  • Andy Dillehay, Nebraska
  • Biz McChesney, Iowa
  • Jessica Forsyth, Colorado
  • Tim Horn, NASTAD

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Community First: Strategies to Utilize Health Equity Staff to Reach Tribal Communities

Speakers:

  • Jorden Laducer-Dix, North Dakota
  • Sonya Abe, North Dakota

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Sessions on Wednesday, May 22

Plenary Session

A Call to Action: Black Women and BIPOC Leaders: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges

Speakers:

  • Clover Barnes, Senior Deputy Director of CARE, Housing, and Support Services, DC Department of Health

Affinity Session

Technical Assistance Model that Explores the Syndemic Needs of RWHAP Systems of Care

Speakers:

  • Jeffrey Maras​, NASTAD

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

NASTAD 's 2024 Annual Meeting would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. We thank them for allowing us to provide scholarships, meals, and support all of the logistics necessary to produce a great meeting experience. Make sure to visit their booths in the exhibit hall.

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