HIV/STD Prevention in Rural Communities:  Sharing Successful Strategies VII
April 7-9, 2011
Indiana University, Bloomington
A reminder that the deadline for submission of abstracts for consideration for presentation at the RCAP conference is February 1, 2011. You are invited to submit for an oral or poster presentation.  The procedure for submitting an abstract is presented in the attached conference brochure.

The scheduled plenary presentations are:


AIDS at 30 years: Lessons learned and challenges ahead
James W. Curran, MD, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA

YOUR Blessed Health: A faith-based, CBPR approach to addressing HIV/AIDS among African Americans
Bettina Campbell, YOUR Center, Flint, MI and Derek M. Griffith, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Effective HIV/STD interventions in rural communities: Best practices and successes
Susan Dreisbach, University of Colorado, Denver, CO; Seth Noar, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; and community prevention specialists
HIV prevention in Florida: Opportunities and challenges in rural areas
Tom Liberti, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL
Preventing HIV among AA MSM in the Deep South in a context of stigma, homophobia, and high STD rates Leandro Mena, MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
HIV/STI prevention and the (not so new) media
Cornelis Rietmeijer, MD, Colorado School of Public Health, Denver, CO
Living with AIDS
Rae Lewis-Thornton, Emmy Award Winning AIDS Activist, Chicago, IL

Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
Indiana University
801 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-3085
(812)855-1718 voice
(812)855-3717 fax