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InCHIP Lecture: Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH

Thursday, November 29, 2018
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
J. Ray Ryan Building, Room 204

Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Thursday, November 29, 2018 12:30 – 1:30pm

"Innovations in Mobile Technology for Engaging Youth in Treatment and Prevention"

**About the Speaker**

Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Departments of Infectious Diseases and Health Behavior, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Hightow-Weidman completed her medical school training at the University of Virginia and became board certified in Internal Medicine in 2001 after completing residency training at Stanford University. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases and earned a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Hightow-Weidman is an expert on mhealth, social media and utilization and evaluation of technology-based interventions to address the HIV Care Continuum for youth and young adults, particularly among young men who have sex with men (YMSM). She has published >90 peer-reviewed articles on these topics. She has developed technology-based interventions to address uptake and adherence to biomedical HIV prevention technologies, as well as intervening to increase HIV diagnosis, linkage and retention in care for YMSM. She is the PI of iTech, The UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology Across the Prevention and Care Continuum. This grant, part of the Adolescent Trials Network for HIV Interventions (ATN), seeks to develop a technology center to address the domestic epidemic of HIV among at risk and HIV-infected youth.

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