HIV Treatment 201
This online course will use the HIV Care Continuum as a framework to look at how the HIV treatment paradigm changed through the years.
We will be featuring 3 LIVE webinars from our partners:
- Wednesday, February 13th 10A PST- Kelly Stevens from AIDS United, Washington D.C.
- Tuesday, February 19th 10A PST - Laiah Idelson from youth-tech-health, Oakland, CA
- Tuesday, March 5th 10A PST - Fatima Hyacinthe, Black AIDS Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Program Manager at AIDS UnitedRead bio
Kelly Stevens brings almost a decade of experience in organizational development, health research and systems strengthening to her work as a program manager on AIDS United’s capacity building assistance team. She believes that few things are more important than personal wellness and strives to promote sustainable efforts that challenge inequities in health outcomes and access to care among people of color and marginalized communities. Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Temple University, and her Master of Science in organizational development and leadership with a concentration in organizational psychology from Saint Joseph’s University. On her off time, Kelly serves on the board of directors for HIPS, a Washington, DC based harm reduction organization that promotes the health, rights, and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by sexual exchange and/or drug use through advocacy and comprehensive, low barrier programs and services.
Strategic Partnerships & Innovation Lead at youth+tech+health (YTH)Read bio
Laiah Idelson has worked in the US and abroad in the areas of mobile health, health education, and youth empowerment. As the Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Lead, Laiah supports new business development and provides leadership for the YTH’s innovative digital health programming. Prior to YTH, Laiah worked at the Center for Interfaith Action, FHI 360, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs on a variety of health behavior change programs in sub-Saharan Africa related to family planning, maternal health, HIV, and malaria. She has also worked at the Alameda County Public Health Department leading health equity projects and communications, and has served as a public health consultant for Glow, a US-based mobile application designed to help women track and understand their fertility. She received her MSPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Follow her on Twitter @laiahjo.
Black AIDS Institute (BAI)Read bio
Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe (Fatima) leads the training and capacity building work of the Black AIDS Institute. In this role, she facilitates trainings about PrEP, medical mistrust, and other topics relating to social determinants of health. Fatima also liaises with various chapters of the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) and leads the Institute’s programming for Black women. Fatima hails from Brooklyn, New York, and is a proud daughter of Haitian immigrants. Her previous position was working with the community she came from as Special Assistant to the Commissioner in the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. In this position, Hyacinthe handled special events for the Commissioner and provided support to the senior staff. She graduated from Harvard University with a degree in government and global health, which has continued to inform and guide her work.