Wednesday, Nov. 5

Thursday, Nov. 6

Friday, Nov. 7

Saturday, Nov. 8


8:00 am - 3:30 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Exhibits (8 am - 1 pm)


Advances in Pediatric HIV: Antiretroviral Innovations and Clinical Implications

10:30 am - 3:00 pm


8:45 am - 10:15 am


And the Band Played On:  Then and Now

William W. Darrow, PhD

8:45 am - 10:15 am

Invited Speakers

HIV in Adolescent Women (Advanced Track)-Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FAAN

The Impact of HIV on Latinos in the Deep South - Erik Valera, Alex Barros, Carlos Maldonado

Researcher of the Year

JANAC Article of the Year

Concurrent Abstract Sessions

10:30 am - 12:00noon

Invited Speakers

Specialty Labs in HIV Care (Advanced Track) - Don Kurtyka, PhD, MBA, FNP-BD, FAANP

HIV Prevention and Care:  Engaging Faith Based Community with Strategies for Success - Cynthia Archibald, PhD, RN, Diane Clements-Walton, RN, MS, CNS, Jennifer Stewart, PhD, RN

Panel - Broward/Dade County Department of Health - Lillian Rivera, PhD, RN, Evelyn Ullah, BSN, MSW, Dr. Thaqi

Concurrent Abstract Sessions


10:15 am - 10:45 am


Complimentary Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

12:00 noon - 1:45 pm

Exhibits Open

Complimentary Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

Poster Reception

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Invited Speakers

HIV Primary Care Across the Lifespan - Hazel Jones Parker, MSN,CRNP,AACRN Marquetta Colbert, MSN, ACRN, BC Jonathan Van Nuys, RN, MS, NP

The HIV Care Continuum in the Caribbean:  Patterns Challenges and Opportunities-Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and training Center Faculty

Essentials of Transgender Health:  An Intergrated Approach to gender-Related Care and HIV - Ayana Elliot, DNP, FNP-BC

Concurrent Abstract Sessions

10:00 am - 3:00 pm


New Attendee Session

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Invited Speakers

HIV/AIDS Pharmacy Update (Advanced Track) - Dr. Martin Zdanowicz

Human Rights, Self-Determination and HIV Prevention withMSM in Ghana, West Africa: Implications forHIV/AIDS Nursing Research and Practice-LaRon E. Nelson, PhD, RN, NP

HIV/AIDS in Hispanic/Latinos Panel - Nilda Peragallo, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Natalia Villegas, PhD, MSN, RN, Rosina Cianelli, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Concurrent Abstract Sessions

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Undetectable: Essential Conversations in Nursing

11:30 am - 5:30 pm


"Protecting Me, Protecting US": Biomedical Advances for Vulnerable Populations-Orlando Harris, PhD, RN, FNP

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Annual Business Meeting


Satellite Dinner 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  Transforming the HCV Care Continuum: The Role of Nurses

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Closing Plenary

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm


Sheldon Fields, 2014 Conference Chair, 2015 Conference Chair

Suzanne Willard, Incoming ANAC President


1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

JANAC Workshop

JANAC Writers Workshop

Lucy Bradley-Springer, PhD, RN, ACRN, FAAN

Kristie Overstreet, BA

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Sheldon Fields, 2014 Conference Chair

Suzanne Willard, ANAC President

Keynote Address

Prevention, Advanced Practice and an AIDS Free Generation

Donna E. Shalala, PhD, FAAN


4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Research Workshop

How to Design Mixed Methods Studies in Nursing

Julie Barroso, PhD,ANP-BC,RN,FAAN

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Awards Dinner & Ceremony

7:30 pm - 10:30 pm



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