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Abt Associate staff will present research at the 2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment. Sponsored and funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB), the conference is the largest national conference for comprehensive HIV care and treatment providers, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, and other key stakeholders.

The theme for this year’s meeting is Catalyzing Success: Advancing Innovation. Leveraging Data. Ending the HIV Epidemic.

Abt staff will participate in the following presentations:


Toolkits for Pain Treatment, Opioid Management, & Medication-Assisted Treatment in HIV Primary Care
Alexis Marbach
Wednesday, December 12, 10:30 a.m. – noon

Data-to-Care Strategies Utilized by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A Recipients in the Care Continuum Learning Collaborative
Jennifer Carter
Wednesday, December 12, 10:30 a.m. – noon

Post-Release of People Living with HIV: New and Innovative Models of Discharge Planning
Jane Fox
Wednesday, December 12, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Supporting and Retaining Both Staff and Patients through Organizational and Programmatic Change
Alexis Marbach
Wednesday, December 12, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m

Models of Patient Navigation: Best Practices for Defining Roles and Ensuring Patient-Centered Care
Alexis Marbach
Thursday, December 13, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Project CAATCH (Consumer Access and Adherence to Care for HIV):  HIV Care Continuum Improvement Project
Jane Fox
Thursday, December 13, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Applying Implementation Science to a Multi-Intervention, Multi-Site Study
Jane Fox, Alexis Marbach
Thursday, December 13, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

It Takes a Village: Adapting to Changing Healthcare Landscapes in Ryan White Programs and FQHCs
Michael Costa
Friday, December 14, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Resource Round-Up: Effective Care Engagement Interventions
Jane Fox
Friday, December 14, 10:30 a.m. - noon


Wednesday, December 12, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Durable Suppression V.S. Point Suppression
Jenn Brann

Understanding the Drivers of Durable Viral Suppression
Diane Fraser

Full agenda available here.

Learn more about Abt’s work in HIV and AIDS.

Gaylord Harbor Convention Center, Oxon Hill, MD