amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

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Making AIDS History: A Roadmap for Ending the Epidemic

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Noon − 5 p.m.

Lunch will be provided

Senate Hart Office Building
Room 902
Washington, DC 20510

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Topics will include:

• HIV/AIDS and the opioid epidemic

• From AIDS to Zika: The national security implications of infectious disease epidemics

• Aging with HIV/AIDS

• Cutting-edge research advances

• A roadmap for ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic through science and services

Program Highlights:

Setting the Stage: Challenges and Opportunities

Susan Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A., Senior Policy and Medical Advisor, amfAR, Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General, Conference Chair
Kenneth Cole, Chairman of the Board, amfAR
Greg Millett, M.P.H., Vice President and Director, Public Policy, amfAR
Members of Congress

Scientific Advances and New Research Frontiers in Ending HIV/AIDS

Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

PANEL I: From AIDS to Zika: National Security Implications of Epidemics

Moderator: Judy Woodruff, Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS Newshour
Ann Schuchat, M.D., Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Ron Klain, Former White House Ebola Response Coordinator; Executive Vice President, Revolution
David Smith, M.D., Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
Ambassador James Glassman, Former Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State; Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

PANEL II: The Opioid Crisis, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C: Interconnected Epidemics in America

Moderator: Joel Achenbach, author and staff writer, Washington Post
Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC
Michael Botticelli, Former Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy; Director, Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, Boston Medical Center
Brittany Combs, Director, Public Health Nursing, Scott County, Indiana
Rahul Gupta, M.D, M.P.H., Commissioner, Bureau of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Resources, West Virginia

Presentation of amfAR Opioid and Health Indicators Database

PANEL III: Aging with AIDS in America: The Health and Economic Impacts

Moderator: Regan Hofmann, UNAIDS Policy Advisor; amfAR Trustee
Maureen Goodenow, Ph.D., Director, Office for AIDS Research, National Institutes of Health
David Ross, M.D., Director, HIV, Hepatitis and Related Conditions, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

PLENARY: A Roadmap for Achieving a World Without AIDS: Programs that Save Lives

Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS
Ambassador Deborah Birx, M.D., Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, U.S. Department of State
Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director, The George W. Bush Institute, and Senior Vice President, The George W. Bush Presidential Center
Chirs Collins, M.P.H., President, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Countdown to a Cure for AIDS

Kevin Robert Frost, Chief Executive Officer, amfAR


Closing Remarks

Members of Congress