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Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session I

Date:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am. A roundtable follows 10:15 am – 11:45 am

Social and Environmental Determinants of Health

(View session abstracts: http://spr.confex.com/spr/SPR2013/webprogram/Session6323.html)

Chair: Nancy Gonzales, PhD, Arizona State University

Organizers: Augie Diana, PhD, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Robert Freeman, PhD, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Nancy Gonzales, PhD, Arizona State University (co-chairs), and Aleta Meyer, PhD, Administration on Youth and Children

Speakers:

Margarita Alegria, PhD, Director, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Harvard Medical School

Sandro Galea, PhD, Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, School of Public Health

S. Leonard Syme, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

 

Plenary Session II

Date:  Thursday, May 30, 2013

Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am. A roundtable follows 10:15 am – 11:45 am.

Meeting the Goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation Plan

(View session abstracts: http://spr.confex.com/spr/SPR2013/webprogram/Session6333.html)

Co-Chairs: Guillermo J. Prado, PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Division of Prevention Science and Community Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami and Richard Jenkins, PhD, Health Scientist Administrator, Prevention Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Speakers:  

Grant Colfax, MD, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy

Regrettably, Gregorio Millett, MPH, is unable to present at the SPR annual meeting (San Francisco). Dr. Moupali Das, MD, MPH, will be presenting.

Moupali Das, MD, MPH, Assistant Clinical Professor, Divisions of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases, SFGH, University of California, San Francisco, Director of Implementation Science and Evaluation Research, HIV Prevention Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Steffanie A. Strathdee, PhD, Harold Simon Professor, Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Chief, Division of Global Public Health, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

 

Plenary Session III

Date:  Friday, May 31, 2013

Time: 10:15 am – 11:45 am. A roundtable follows 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Common Pathways to and Impact on Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

(View session abstracts: http://spr.confex.com/spr/SPR2013/webprogram/Session6335.html)

Chair: Leslie Leve, PhD, Oregon Social Learning Center

Organizers: George W. Howe, PhD, George Washington University, Leslie Leve, PhD, Oregon Social Learning Center, Eve Reider, PhD, Prevention Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Speakers:

Megan R Gunnar, PhD, Regents Professor, Director, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota

Irwin Sandler, PhD, Director, Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University

COL Carl Castro, Research Area Director, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command