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Tues., Mar.8, 2011  

Facing Our Fears: Women and Girls Taking Action in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS.



WHAT: Facing Our Fears: Women and Girls Taking Action in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS. Workshop Facilitators: Dr. Nina Harawa (Why Women Put Themselves at Risk?); Veronica Quezada (The Impact of Poverty on HIV/AIDS); Tony Wafford (Heterosexual Brothers Protecting or Neglecting Sisters in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS); and Dr. LaShonder Spencer (Culturally Appropiate Tools in Assessing HIV/AIDS/STI Risk); and a film screening, “Why Us? Left Behind and Dying.”

WHEN: Thurs., Mar. 10, 2011
3:30 p.m. Registration - 4:20 p.m. Program begins - 7:30 p.m. Program ends

WHERE: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E. 120th St., Los Angeles, CA 90059

WHO: Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Farwest Region: Know Your Status—Get Tested! Delta Research and Educational Foundation, Urban Public Health Program, College of Science & Health, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science
MPH Program, School of Community & Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Women’s Health.

 

 
 

For more information, please contact:
Claudia Corleto

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Telephone: 323-563-5890

Daryl Strickland
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science
Telephone: 323-563-4983

 
 

About Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
CDU is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health sciences institution.  Located in the Watts-Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, CDU has graduated more than 550 medical doctors, 2,500 post-graduate physicians, more than 2,000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals.  The only dually designated Historically Black Graduate Institution and Hispanic Serving Health Professions School in the U.S., CDU is recognized as a leader in translational and health inequities research, specifically with respect to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, mental health, and HIV/AIDS.  Recently, the CDU/UCLA medical program was named the “best performer” in the University of California System with respect to producing outstanding underrepresented minority physicians by the Greenlining Institute.  For more information, visit http://www.cdrewu.edu/.

 
 

CHARLES DREW UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE
1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059
p 323 563 4987  f 323 563 5987  www.cdrewu.edu

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