Policy Implications of The Lancet MSM and HIV Series

  • Thursday, Sep 6, 2012
  • In light of the need to address key populations in the HIV epidemic, the Center for Strategic and International Studies is convening several authors to discuss a special issue of The Lancet focused on the global HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM). CSIS will host a dialogue focusing on the domestic and global policy implications of the new research and modeling presented in this special issue. Articles examine the subject from a variety of perspectives, including epidemiology, biological and behavioral factors in HIV transmission, the success of various interventions, costing a comprehensive response, and HIV among black MSM in the United States and elsewhere. Authors will discuss why current programs are failing and HIV epidemics among MSM are still increasing.

    Speakers Include:

    Chris Beyrer
    President-Elect of the International AIDS Society
    Professor at Johns Hopkins University

    Chris Collins

    Vice President and Director of Public Policy, amfAR

    Kenneth H. Mayer
    Infectious Disease Attending & Director of HIV Prevention Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Visiting Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Greg Millett
    Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of National AIDS Policy

    Patrick S. Sullivan
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

    Sharon Stash
    Senior Advisor, Global Health Policy Center
    Center for Strategic and International Studies


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