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Rural Health Information Hub

HIV/AIDS in Rural America

Duration: approximately minutes

Featured Speakers

Kirk D. Henny Kirk D. Henny, PhD, Epidemiologist, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (Epidemiology Branch), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pamela Klein Pamela Klein, PhD, Health Scientist, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Division of Policy and Data, Health Resources and Services Administration
Michael Murphree Michael Murphree, CEO, Medical Advocacy and Outreach

The recent CDC report, HIV Incidence: Estimated Annual Infections in the U.S., 2010-2016, estimates that the decrease in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections has plateaued because effective HIV prevention and treatment are not adequately reaching individuals with the highest need for these services; such as those in rural areas.

This webinar will provide an overview of the "Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America" initiative, discuss the distribution of HRSA-funded Ryan White HIV/AIDS medical providers in rural areas of the U.S., and highlight the work of a current Ryan White recipient working in rural Alabama.