Save The Date: Recruiting for HIV Clinical Studies during COVID-19: Challenges and Solutions
Inter-CFAR Symposium co-sponsored by the Providence/Boston CFAR and the Harvard University CFAR
Thursday, January 14, 2021
9 –11 a.m. CT
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Symposium Goals

  • Review challenges to HIV research in the COVID era and beyond
  • Exchange ideas about overcoming barriers to enrollment and follow-up (both solutions and what hasn’t worked)
  • Exchange strategies to enhance enrollment of under-represented populations (minorities, women, youth)

Guest Speakers

  • Bisola Ojikutu, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Katy Stephenson, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Nina Lin, MD, Boston Medical Center
  • Karen Tashima, MD, Miriam Hospital
  • Adrianna Boulin, MPH, Fenway Institute
  • Paul Goulet, Chair of the ProvBos CFAR-Community Engaged Research Council (C-CERC)

Moderators and Panelists

  • Jonathan Li, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Susan Cu-Uvin, MD, Miriam Hospital
  • Sandy Burchett, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boris Juelg, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
  •  Douglas Krakower, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center