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Pre-Conference Meetings

Monday, June 9, 2014

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Conference Begins

5:00 pm – 6:20 pm Opening Plenary
Progress and Challenges in the Evolution of Sexual Health and STI Prevention
Speaker: King K. Holmes
6:20 pm – 6:30 pm ASHA Birthday Announcement
Speaker Lynn Barclay
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm STD Public Health Advisor Networking Event
Taco Mac @ Phillips Arena

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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6:45 am – 7:50 am Breakfast Symposium
Trichomonas vaginalis: Prevalence and efforts to implement highly sensitive NAAT screening in hospital and public health settings

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7:00 am – 7:50 am Clinical Case Series 1
  • Spectrum of Probable Congenital Syphilis, Massachusetts 2013
  • A Missed Opportunity for Early Maternal Syphilis Treatment

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8:00 am – 8:50 am PLENARY 1 Program Science
Moderator: Sevgi Aral

The Program Science Framework in the United States: What, Why and How?
Speaker: Gail Bolan

Program Science: Global Examples
Speaker: James Blanchard

8:50 am – 9:00 am Jack Spencer Award
Presenter: Darien Ogburn
9:00 am – 9:30 am Break
9:30 am – 10:30 am Mini-Plenary 1 The Brave New World of Big Health Data and How STD Control Can Benefit From/Leverage It
  • What Can Internet Search Engines Reveal About Population STD Trends and Risk?
    Speakers: Supriya Mehta and Amy Johnson
  • Social Media Connectors for STD Risk or Prevention? The Case for Twitter and Facebook
    Speaker:Jaideep Srivastava
  • Can EHRs and HIEs Provide the ‘Big Data’ on Sexual Health Measures?
    Speaker: Mary Barton

Mini-Plenary 2 Rolling Out of HPV Vaccination: Successes, Challenges and Lessons Learnt
Moderators: Janet Wilson, Leeds, UK, & Tom Wong, Ottawa, Canada

  • Perspectives from the Latin America and the Caribbean Region
    Speaker: Luisa Villa, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Perspectives from Australia
    Speaker: Christopher Fairley, Melbourne, Australia
  • Two or Three Dose Schedules? How to Get the Best Cervical Cancer Protection for Women with Limited Funds
    Speaker: Gina Ogilvie, Vancouver, Canada
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:55 am 1A Oral Session: MSM: Identification of Intervention Targets and Screening Interventions
  1. Factors Associated with Clusters of Risk Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW) with Early Syphilis (ES) in Los Angeles County (LAC), 2010-2012
  2. Does It Always Take Two to Tango? Sex Partner Characteristics Among Persons with Gonorrhea in the STD Surveillance Network (SSuN), 2010 – 2012
  3. Evaluation of an Individual-Level Intervention to Increase Knowledge and the Likelihood of Use for PrEP: Results from a Pilot Study
  4. Frequency of Extra-Genital STD Testing in HIV+ Men-Who-Have-Sex-with-Men (MSM) in Care at a NYC Federally-Qualified-Health-Center, 2011
  5. Baseline Findings from the Anal Cancer Examination (ACE) Study – Acceptability of Digital Ano-Rectal Examination as a Means of Screening for Anal Cancer in HIV Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men

1B Oral Session: Collaborative Efforts between Family Planning and STD: Prevention Services for Women

  1. Provision of Intrauterine Devices in an STD Clinic Setting
  2. Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) in Older Female Family Planning (FP) Clinic Clients: Assessing Effectiveness and Efficiency of Screening Algorithms Based on USPHS Region X Infertility Prevention Project (IPP) Records, 2009-2011
  3. Injectable Contraception and Acquisition of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Among South African Women Participating in Mtn-003 (VOICE)
  4. Program Collaboration and Service Integration: STD Choices, an Intervention to Prevent Alcohol Exposed Pregnancy in High-Risk Women Attending Urban STD Clinics, FINAL Results
  5. Sexual and Reproductive Health in the South: Understanding Diverse Investments and Moving Forward Under Health Care Reform

1C Oral Session: Interventions Focusing on Adolescents: From Sexual Health to HPV Vaccination

  1. Just Talk about It: Changing Sexual Health Conversations in Colorado through Beforeplay.Org
  2. A Pilot Study of a Combination STD Prevention Intervention for African-American Mothers and Their Adolescent Daughters
  3. California Condom Access Project (CAP): Using the Internet to Improve Access to Condoms for Youth Across California
  4. A Health Information Technology Intervention Increases HPV Vaccine Series Initiation Among Florida Medicaid and CHIP Adolescents
  5. Evaluating the National HPV Vaccination Program in Australia through Inpatient Treatment of Genital Warts

1D Symposium: Advances in Molecular Diagnostics and Genomics of AMR

  • Molecular Diagnosis, Speciation and Characterization of Treponema Species
    Speaker: Cheng Y. Chen
  • Development of Molecular Point-of-Care Tests for STDs?
    Speaker: Charlotte Gaydos
  • Genomic Epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with Reduced Susceptibility to Antimicrobials
    Speaker: Yonatan Grad
  • Antimicrobial Resistance, a European Perspective
    Speaker: Magnus Unemo

1E Symposium: Mathematical Modeling of Risk Behaviors, Transmission Dynamics and Intervention Impact and Cost

  • Gini Coefficients for STIs: Measuring the Distribution of Infections among Individuals with Different Sexual Activity
    Speaker: Christian L. Althaus
  • Taking the Next Step in HIV/STI Programming: Look, Listen, and Model?
    Speaker: Sharmistha Mishra
  • Sleepless in Seattle : Forms and Distribution of Non Monogamy
    Speaker: Ian Spicknall

BMJ Journal Editorial Meeting

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm PLENARY 2: Social and Behavioral Issues in General and Key Populations

General Population
Speaker: Anne Johnson

Key Populations (MSM)
Speaker: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 4:10 pm 2A Oral Sessions: MSM: Who, How, and Where? Identifying Risk Populations & Venues for STD/HIV Prevention Activities
  1. Will STD Screening Rates in Men Who Have Sex with Men Living with HIV Improve with the Implementation of a Standardized Risk Assessment Tool in an HMO Setting
  2. The Heterogeneity of Indian Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): The Epidemiological Association Between Local Sexual Identity and HSV-2 Prevalence
  3. Is HIV PEP a Carrot for Finding STDs?
  4. The Frequency and Stability of Sex Partner Meeting Places Reported By HIV-Infected MSM in Baltimore City, 2009-2013
  5. Taking HIV Testing to Those at the Highest Risk: Testing in Non-Traditional Venues through Outreach in Baltimore, Maryland

2B Oral Sessions: Screening for Chlamydia: Targeting Sub-populations and Promising Intervention Strategies

  1. Assurance in Action: Technical Assistance to Improve CT Screening Rates Among Young Females in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in New York City
  2. Prenatal Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea and the Association with Papanicolaou Testing Among Medicaid-Insured Women — United States, 2009–2010
  3. Efficiency and Effectiveness of Selectively Screening Men Who Have Sex with Women (MSW) for Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) in Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH) Settings
  4. Check It! a Seek, Test and Treat Pilot Study of Methods for Community Recruitment of Hard-to-Reach Men for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening and Expedited Treatment
  5. The Intouch Study: Successful Strategies for Increasing Patient Return Rates for Chlamydia (CT) and Gonorrhea (GC) Retesting

2C Oral Sessions: Meeting the Needs of High-Risk Populations

  1. Risk Behaviors Among Incarcerated Female Adolescents with a Diagnosed STD: An Opportunity for Intervention
  2. Evaluation of the Change in Screening Regulation of Sex Workers for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Victoria, Australia
  3. The Importance of Focused HIV Prevention Programming for Female Sex Workers and Clients in the Response to the HIV Epidemic in African Countries
  4. Combined HIV Prevention, the New York City Condom Distribution Program, and the Evolution of Safer Sex Behavior Among Persons Who Inject Drugs in New York City
  5. Finding Acute HIV Infection at New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics, 2010-2012

2D Symposium: Methods of Population-based Surveillance of STDs

  • Introduction: Challenges of Population Surveillance for STDs
    Speaker: Bill Miller
  • Using a Regional Health Information Exchange to Facilitate Public Health STD Reporting and Partner Notification
    Speaker: Gale Burstein
  • Making Electronic Surveillance Sensitive, Specific, Objective, and Reproducible
    Speaker: Michael Klompas
  • Innovative Prevalence Monitoring through Private Sector Collaboration
    Speaker: Joan Chow

2E Symposium: Performance Measurement & Program Improvement: Where Should STD Programs Be Heading?

  • General Trends in Performance Measurement/Management in Public Health
    Speaker: Craig Thomas
  • TB Program Example of PM in Action, on a Realistic Scale
    Speaker: Awal Khan
  • UK’s STD Program: Example of PM in Action, on a Realistic Scale
    Suggested speaker: Kevin Dunbar
  • California STD Program: Example of PM in Action, on a Realistic Scale
    Speaker: Jessica Frasure-Williams

2F Oral Session: Clinical Services: HIV, Prenatal Syphilis Screening, and Chlamydia Screening

  1. HIV Service Delivery to Populations at High Risk Attending STD Clinics, 55 Health Department Jurisdictions, 2011
  2. Improving HIV Care Outcomes Among Persons Newly Diagnosed with HIV in the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics, 2010 & 2011
  3. Technical Assistance and Training Increases STD Screening in HIV Care Settings
  4. Chlamydia Positivity and Cost per Case Detected in Asymptomatic Women over 25 Years in an STD Clinic
  5. Prenatal Syphilis Screening with the Reverse Sequence Algorithm: Analysis of Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes Among Women with Discordant Serology
4:10 pm – 4:40 pm Break
4:40 pm – 5:40 pm Debate 1: Topic: Countries Should Start Control Programs for Trichomonas vaginalis NOW
Moderator Jeanne Marrazzo

Pro: Marcia Hobbs
Con: Jonathan Zenilman

Debate 2: Topic: Depo-Provera Use Increase STD/HIV Risk
Moderator Tom Quinn

Pro : Jared Baeten
Con : Ward Cates

5:40 pm – 5:45 pm Break
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Poster Viewing Session
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm ASTDA Award Session

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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6:45 am – 7:50 am BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
Mycoplasma Genitalium: Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment

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7:00 am -7:50 am Clinical Case Series 2
  • Syphilis Presenting as Colorectal Cancer
  • Syphilis in a Patient with Polio – Is the Diagnosis in Doubt?
  • The Great Imitator Strikes Again

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8:00 am – 9:00 am PLENARY 3: Changes in Health Systems (Global and United States)

How Do We Achieve Better Health for Under-Served Populations in the United States?  Learning from Large Scale Health Systems Improvement Initiatives across the Globe
Speaker: Pierre Barker

Changes in Global Health Systems
Speaker: Stefano Bertozzi

9:00 am – 9:30 am Break
9:30 am – 10:30 am Mini-Plenary 3: Scary Case of Gonorrhea or Delaying the Emergence of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Can the Rational Use of Antibiotics Delay the Emergence of Gonococcal Drug Resistance?
    Speaker: Louis B. Rice
  • Is Management of Pharyngeal Gonorrhea Crucial to Prevent the Emergence and Spread of Antibiotic-resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae?
    Speaker: David Lewis
  • Targeting Core GC Groups: Feasibility and Impact
    Speaker: Michel Alary

Mini-Plenary 4: Addressing Disparities in STD Risk:  Can Residential Segregation and Other Population-level Constructs [or Social Determinants] Make Real-World Contributions to STD Prevention?

  • Overview of Social Determinants/Structural Constructs in STD Prevention
    Speaker: Katie Biello
  • Case Study:  Assessing the Impacts of Public Housing Relocations on Relocaters’ Sexual Health
    Speaker: Hannah Cooper
  • How Should the STD Field Address Racial Disparities?
    Speaker: Dan Wohlfeiler
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:55 am 3A Oral Sessions: STD Prevention and Adolescents:  Does Context Matter?
  1. Do the First Few Same-Sex Sexual Experiences (FSSSE) of Young Black MSM (YBMSM) Impact STD/HIV Testing Behavior?
  2. Attitudes Towards Relationship Power and Concurrent Heterosexual Partnerships Among African American Youth in Baltimore, MD
  3. Low Prospects and High Risk: Structural Determinants of Sexual Health Associated with Sexual Risk Among an Economically Disadvantaged Cohort of Young African American Women
  4. Exploring Chlamydia Positivity Among Females on College Campuses, 2008–2010
  5. Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men in Jackson Mississippi

3B Oral Sessions: Measurement in STI Prevention

  1. Reliability of Self-Reported Aggregate and Encounter-Specific Sexual Activity in HIV-Positive MSM
  2. What Do Rising Chlamydia Diagnosis Rates Mean in the Era of Changing Testing Technologies?
  3. Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia Infection Is Underreported and Underutilized, Massachusetts 2012
  4. A Better Bang for Your Buck: Targeted Syphilis Interviews Improves Partner Services Outcomes While Maximizing Staff Resources
  5. Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV Partner Services Programs in the United States: Approaches, Structures, and Lessons Learned

3C Oral Sessions: The Changing STI Prevention Landscape: Estimating the Size of the Safety Net Population and Implications for STD Clinics-Billing Plus Opt-Out Testing for HIV

  1. Preparing for the Changing Landscape of STD Clinics
  2. Estimating the Size and Cost of Services of the Safety Net Population for STD Prevention
  3. Introduction of Billing into a Public Health STD/Family Planning Clinic
  4. STD Clinic Billing: Who’s Doing It? Part 1
  5. Impact of a Routine, Opt-out HIV Testing Program and Risk of Progression to AIDS Among New HIV Diagnoses in North Carolina Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

3D Symposium: Public Health and Primary Care Collaboration: National, State, and Local Examples for Improved STD Prevention and Care

  • Overview of Preliminary Findings and Structure of the National Partners Initiative on PC/PH Integration for STD Prevention
    Speaker: John Auerbach
  • STD Integration in Mississippi: An Example from a Non-Medicaid Expansion State
    Speaker:  Mary Currier
  • Integration of Public and Primary Care to Improve Health Outcomes to Underserved Populations
    Speaker: Sherlyn Dahl
  • The Future?  Integration in Boston, MA in Years Following Health Reform
    Speaker:  Anita Barry

3E Symposium: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Clinical Trends and Improving Imprecision

  • PID: Understanding the Biological Milieu
    Speaker: Catherine Haggerty
  • Subclinical PID
    Speaker: Harold Wiesenfeld
  • Developing Novel PID Intervention Strategies for a Vulnerable Population
    Speaker: Maria Trent
  • Using Immunology & Genomics to Improve Diagnostic and Risk Management Precision
    Speaker: Toni Darville

3F Oral Session: International Focus: Testing, Surveying, and Improving Testing Proficiency

  1. Cross Sectional Study of the Predictors of the Number of Attendees at a Sexual Health Service 2002 – 2012
  2. Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoea Point-of-Care Testing in the UK: Is This a Necessary Venture or an Impractical Folly?
  3. Factors Associated with STD Testing Among Self-Identified Lesbian and Bisexual Women in the US and UK
  4. Asking about Sex in General Health Surveys: Comparing Data Collected By the 2010 Health Survey for England with the Third Natsal Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
  5. WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre for Syphilis Serology Proficiency Testing Program at the CDC

NPHIC/CDC STD Communications Toolkit Training
CDC’s Division of STD Prevention and the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) are collaborating in the development of an online STD communications toolkit. The purpose of the toolkit is to provide tools, resources and materials that will help communications staff and STD program managers in state and local health departments communicate effectively about STDs. Phase 1 of the online toolkit will include high priority products that we already have or can develop with minimal resources. This meeting will give interested parties with an opportunity to explore the online toolkit and provide feedback as we move into Phase 2 of content development.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm PLENARY 4: Global Bacterial STI Challenges for the 21st Century
Moderator: David Lewis

Gonococcal Resistance in Asia-Pacific Region and the Japanese Response
Speaker: Tetsuro Matsumoto, Japan

Elimination of Congenital Syphilis in Latin America: a Reality?
Speaker: Patty Garcia, Lima, Peru

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 4:10 pm 4A Oral Sessions: Condom Microclimates and Cyber Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention: Using the Internet and Texting for Screening and Test Results
  1. Implementation and Continuing Evaluation of a New I Want the Kit (IWTK) Internet Outreach Screening Program for STIs
  2. If You Build It Will They Log in? A Prelude to Patient Portals: Automating a Test Results System for STD Patients in New York City
  3. Evaluation of the Florida STD Texting Project for Client Notification of Test Results
  4. To Text or Not to Text: Results from a Survey of STD Clinic Patients in New York City, 2012
  5. Condom Deserts Vs. Condom Swamps: Availability and Accessibility of Condoms and Their Relationship to Sexually Transmitted Infections

4B Oral Sessions: STI Testing: Innovative Interventions to Increase Screening and Measurement of Coverage

  1. What is the Coverage of Chlamydia Testing in 15-25 Year Old Women in the USA? A Multi-Parameter Evidence Synthesis
  2. Home-Based Self-Collection for the Detection of Sexually Transmitted Infections in High-Risk Women in North Carolina
  3. Self-Collected Penile Swabs in a Clinic: How Do They Compare to Urethral Swabs for Accuracy for Detection of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia Trachomatis?
  4. Benefits and Barriers to Integration of Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Point-of-Care Testing into Remote Communities
  5. Effectiveness and Patient Acceptability of a Self-Testing Intervention for STI in an HIV Primary Care Setting

4C Oral Sessions: New Developments in Patient Follow-Up and Program Effectiveness

  1. The Condom Fairy Program: She Delivers so You Can, Too! A Novel Mail-Order Service for Sexual Health Supplies at Boston University
  2. Sexual Abstinence By Sexually Transmitted Clinic Patients Immediately Following a New STI Diagnosis: Safe in the City Trial
  3. Antibody Titers Following the HPV4 Series Administered at Delayed Dosing Intervals
  4. Chlamydia Trachomatis (Ct) Treatment Failure after 1 Gram Azithromycin Among Men- a Multi-Centered Study
  5. Enhanced Laboratory Testing Reduces Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

4D Symposium: Controlling the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Latin America and the Caribbean – the Gonococcal Antimicrobial Susceptibility Program (GASP)

  • Challenges and Opportunities for the Gonococcal Antimicrobial Susceptibility Program (GASP) in Latin America and the Caribbean in Controlling the Spread of Antibiotic Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
    Speaker: Jo-Anne Dillon (Canada)
  • Strengthening the  Gonococcal Antimicrobial Susceptibility Surveillance Program (GASP) Network in Peru: Identifying and Addressing Operational Challenges
    Speaker: Marina Chiappe (Peru)
  • Building a Quality Assurance Program for the GASP Network – an International Collaboration
    Speaker: Irene Martin (Canada)
  • Challenges of Treatment of Gonococcal Infections in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Speaker: Freddy Tinajeros  (Honduras)

4E Symposium: Global Challenges/Advances in STD Prevention
Moderators: David Lewis, Janet Wilson

  • Challenging for STI Control in Latin America
    Speaker: Angelica Espinosa Miranda
  • The Challenges of Controlling STIs across a Diverse Continent
    Speaker: Airi Poder
  • Asia Pacific: Emerging Drug Resistance is a New Challenge in Syndromic Management of STIs
    Speaker: Somesh Gupta
  • STI Control in Africa – Where Are We Now?
    Speaker: Yaw Adu-Sarkodie (Sax)
  • How Do We Reach the Most Vulnerable Populations for STI Testing in North America?
    Speaker: Charlotte Gaydos

4F Symposium: Special Challenges in STD Treatment and Prevention
Moderators:  Will Geisler and Laura Bachmann

  • Bacterial Vaginosis
    Speaker: Jeanne Marrazzo
  • Women Who Have Sex with Women (WSW)
    Speaker: Christina Muzny
  • Mycoplasma Genitalium
    Speaker: Lisa Manhart
4:10 pm – 4:40 pm Break
4:40 pm – 5:40 pm Debate 3: Topic:  HIV Prevention Does Not Need to Include STD Prevention
Moderator Kenneth Mayer

Pro: Jeanne Marrazzo
Con: Sten H. Vermund

Debate 4: Topic:  The Best Approach to Expand HPV Vaccine Coverage is to Deliver a Robust School-based Program
Moderator Matthew Golden

Pro: Christopher K Fairley
Con : Bradley Stoner

5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Poster Viewing Session
6:45 pm Networking event (Georgia Aquarium)

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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6:45 am – 7:50 am Congenital Syphilis Elimination : Standard Diagnostics
Breakfast Symposium
  • An Overview of Rapid Tests for Syphilis
  • Programmatic Advantages of Using Dual Tests in Antenatal Screening Programmes
  • Funding Strategies to Strengthen STI Control Programmatic Efforts
  • Round Table Discussion [Patty Garcia (Peru), Charlotte Gaydos (USA), Mary Kamb (USA), David Lewis (South Africa), Francis Ndowa (Zimbabwe)]

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7:00 am -7:50 am Clinical Case Series 3
  • Buschke-Lowenstein Tumor Resection and Topical Care
  • Patient with Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Asymptomatic Anorectal Chlamydia

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8:00 am – 9:10 am 5A Oral Sessions: STI Prevention Issues in Special Populations in Latin America
  1. Profile of Anonymous Partnerships Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender Women (TW) Recently Diagnosed with HIV and/or Other STIs in Lima, Peru
  2. Lack of HIV Serostatus Awareness among High-Risk MSM in Lima, Peru. 2013
  3. Mapping and Enumeration of Venue-Based Male and Transwomen Sex Workers in Peru Using PLACE and Capture-Recapture
  4. Prevalence of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women in the Americas
  5. Implementation of Syphilis Rapid Tests in the Health Primary Care System in Brazil

5B Oral Sessions: New Diagnostics for STIs and Antimicrobial Resistant Gonorrhea

  1. Performance of New Point-of-Care Syphilis Tests
  2. Evaluating 4th Generation Testing for HIV-1 within a Non-Profit Setting
  3. In Vitro Synergy Testing of Two New Antimicrobial Combination Therapies for Gonorrhea
  4. Intra-Laboratory Variability in the Etest® Method for Determining Antibiotic Susceptibility of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae to Cefixime, Ceftriaxone and Azithromycin
  5. Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Isolates with Elevated Cephalosporin MICs Using Next Generation Whole Genome Sequencing

5C Oral Sessions: Improving Partner Services

  1. Can Accelerated Partner Therapy (APT) Improve Outcomes of Partner Notification for Women Diagnosed with Genital Chlamydia in Primary Care Settings: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial in General Practice and Community Sexual Health Services
  2. Utilizing Community-Embedded Disease Intervention Specialists to Mobilize STD Prevention and Control in South Los Angeles
  3. Uptake of and Experiences with Expedited Partner Therapy Among African American Girls Recruited from Short-Term Juvenile Detention Centers
  4. Comparison of the Case-Finding Effectiveness of Partner Notification Services for Primary and Secondary Versus Early Latent Syphilis Cases in North Carolina
  5. High Yield of New HIV Diagnoses and Patients with High Viral Loads from HIV Partner Services, Philadelphia Department of Public Health STD Control Program (STDCP) and AIDS Activities Coordinating Office (AACO), 2012

5D Symposium: Improving STI Prevention – Learning from Global experience (IUSTI World)
Moderator: Jonathan Ross

  • The Role of Screening in STI Prevention
    Speaker: Gwenda Hughes
  • Screening MSM for STIs – What Works Best
    Speaker: Henry de Vries
  • When Should Laboratory Testing Be Employed as an Adjunct to STI Syndromic Management?
    Speaker: Francis Ndowa

5E Symposium: Measuring Program Effectiveness: Screening Coverage, Treatment, and Partner Services

  • Verifying Treatment for Reported Cases of Gonorrhea: One Aim, More Than One Approach
    Speaker: Virginia Bowen
  • Chlamydia Screening Coverage and CT Positivity (%CT+) in Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH) Clinics: Does It Matter Which Female Patients We Screen?
    Speaker: Sarah Solomon
  • Chlamydia (CT) Screening Coverage in Female Adolescent and Young Adult Family Planning (FP) Clients: Region X Title X FP Clinics, 2009-2011
    Speaker: David Fine
  • Unpacking Chlamydia Screening Coverage in England, Including Estimates of Partner Notification and Repeat Testing Outcomes
    Speaker: Gwenda Hughes
9:10 am -9:20 am Break
9:20 am -10:30 am 6A Oral Sessions: Developments in Antimicrobial Resistant Gonorrhea: Surveillance and Treatment Issues
  1. Predicting Acquisition of Asymptomatic Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men
  2. Cephalosporin Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae in the United States, 2009–2013
  3. Treatment Compliance Among Chicago Health Care Providers in Response to New Gonococcal Treatment Guidelines, 2011-2012
  4. Development and Evaluation of an STD Treatment Mobile Application for Health Care Providers

6B Oral Sessions: Population-Specific Research Topics

  1. The Influence of Young Men’s Sexual Health on Relationship-Based STI Risk Behaviors
  2. High Rates of Asymptomatic Gonorrhea (GC) and Chlamydia (CT) Infections in Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) Undergoing Anal Dysplasia Screening
  3. The Impact of Moving (Permanent Change of Station) on Syphilis Incidence Among HIV+ Active Duty Members and Beneficiaries
  4. Adding Extraneous Lubricant to Condom Is Associated with Lower Prevalence of Gonococcal and Chlamydial Infections Among Female Sex Workers in Benin

6C Oral Sessions: Using EMRs and EHRs to Improve Program

  1. Development of an Electronic Prescribing System, Linking Specialist Sexual Health Services and Community Pharmacies to Support an Online Clinical Consultation for Remote Management of People with Genital Chlamydia Trachomatis within the eSTI2 Consortium
  2. Are Patients Filling Chlamydia (CT) Treatment Prescriptions? Using Administrative Data to Validate Treatment in California Title X Clinics
  3. Quality Assurance (QA) for Protocols in an Urban STD Clinic Utilizing an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  4. Male Reproductive Health Project 2009-2013: Program Implementation, Research Results and Implications for STD Service Delivery

6D Symposium: Point-of-Care Tests

  • Overview on Rapid/POC Tests for HIV
    Speaker: Bernard Branson
  • POC Tests for Non-HIV STI and Dual/Multiple Test Kits
    Speaker: Rosanna Peeling
  • Self-Implemented HIV Testing: Perspectives on implementation by African American Youth and Service Providers
    Speaker: Dennis Fortenberry

6E Symposium: Informatics in STD Prevention

  • Data Sources, Standards, and Information Systems for Public Health—Cost Effective Integrated Architecture for Surveillance, Research and Evaluation
    Speaker: Seth Foldy
  • Health Information Systems in Public Health— Prevention at the Point-of-Care (POC), Clinical Decision Support (CDS), and Integration of Primary Care with Public Health
    Speaker: Fred Rachman
  • Electronic PH Reporting— Electronic Lab Reporting (ELR), Electronic Case Reporting (ECR)
    Speaker: Michael Klompas
  • Data Visualization and Dissemination—Smart Devices, GIS Systems, Community Profile and Population Health Assessment
    Speaker: Feliciano “Pele” Yu, Jr.
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:10 pm Rapporteur Session

What are the take home messages?
What gaps have we answered?
What are the remaining questions?

Rapparteurs:  Marion Carter, Matthew Hogben, Elizabeth Torrone, Rajul Patel

12:15 am – 12:45 pm Closing Plenary I: Macro-picture

Pathogens Interacting with Humans
Speaker:  Randolph Nesse

12:45 pm – 1:20 pm Closing  Plenary II: 2014 Where We Are, Where We Are Headed: A Dialogue
Moderator Gail Bolan

Speakers:  David Lewis, Jonathan Mermin

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm LUNCH

Post-Conference Meetings

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm STD AAPPS Grantee Meeting
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm International Chlamydia Control Collaboration

Friday, June 13, 2014

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8:30 am – 12:00 pm STD AAPPS Grantee Meeting
8;30 am – 3:00 pm USAPI Post Conference Meeting