PrEP Program at Washington University to Prevent the Spread of HIV

When: Back to Calendar October 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: 4501 Westminster Pl
St. Louis,MO 63108
USA
Cost: None
Contact: Gary Friedrich
(618) 334-7909
gary.friedrich@charter.net

THE MEN OF PRIME TIMERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE GAMMA MEETING which starts at 7:30 PM and is held at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4501 Westminster Place, STL.  GAMMA will have a special guest speaker, Mr. John Crane. Mr. Crane is the PrEP Program Coordinator, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University in St. Louis (Office: 314-747-9799).

Note: John Crane works under the direction of Rupa Patel, MD, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, Director, HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Program, Washington University in St. Louis.

PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is an important tool in limiting the spread of HIV and can be an important consideration in the health care of men in Prime Timers and GAMMA.  Mr. Crane will cover the following topics during his presentation:

-Review of the HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Program
-What PrEP can and cannot do in preventing the transmission of HIV
-PrEP program overview, current research, and upcoming work
-Disease Clinic services overview
-Q & A period

Refreshments are provided at GAMMA meetings.
Questions can be directed to Gary Friedrich, Saint Louis GAMMA Leader at:  618-334-7909  Email: gary.friedrich@charter.net

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