World AIDS Day 2016:  “An Intergenerational Approach to HIV Testing and Linkage to Care.”



On Thursday, November 30, a FREE half-day conference will be convened commemorating World AIDS Day 2016, “An Intergenerational Approach to HIV Testing and Linkage to Care.” The conference aim is to explore best practices and lessons learned when engaging Adolescents and the Aging population regarding HIV/AIDS Testing, Linkage to Care, engagement in prevention technologies like PrEP and how multiple and sometimes competing needs can be addressed for these vulnerable populations.


Featuring Speakers:           

Dr. Raj C. Shah, Associate Professor, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Co-Director of Community Engagement Core for the Rush Center of Excellence in HIV & Aging

Temitope Oyedele, MD,  Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County, Assistant Professor

Rush University Medical Center

                                                Oluwatoyin (Toyin) Adeyemi, MD, Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Cook County Health and Hospital System


Sponsors: The AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN Chicago); Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH); Chicago Area HIV/AIDS Integrated Service Council (CAHISC); the CAHISC Primary Prevention Early Identification Committee; Rush’s Center for Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Regional Resource Network Program Region V. The partners listed above hope to bring together individuals and organizations that are committed to conducting prevention programs that are instrumental in changing policies, and minds.  


BLM WAD at Rush.pdf


Refreshments will be severed. Please RSVP for this free event at  


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