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Key Note Addresses
Michael Saag, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mary Fisher, HIV/AIDS Activist, Artist, Author, Founder of the Mary Fisher Clinical AIDS Research and Education Fund (CARE)

Vulnerable Populations 
Abigail Harrison, PhD, MPH, Brown University
"Sustained High HIV Incidence in Young South African Women:  Behavioral and Structural Factors and Emerging Intervention Approaches”

Ivan Marbaniang, MBBS, MPH, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College Clinical Research Site (BJGMC-CRS)
"Characteristics of HIV-infected transgendered women registered under programmatic conditions in Pune, India"

Michele Decker, ScD, Johns Hopkins University
"High risk and underserved: violence and other social determinants of HIV risk for female sex workers"

Yvette Cuca, PhD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
"The Intersection of Trauma on Substance Use among Women Living with HIV"

Alanna Mozena, MD, University of Washington
"Gender-Based Violence, Hair Cortisol Levels, and Immune Activation in HIV-Negative Female Sex Workers in Kenya"

Nicole Pepper, MSW, University of California, San Diego
"A Trauma-Informed Approach to Serving HIV+ Women with Co-Occurring Disorders and their Affected Children"

Somer Smith, PharmD, BCPS, Emory University
"Evaluating facility infrastructure for the PMTCT of HIV: A 2015 assessment of major delivery hospitals in Atlanta, GA"

Microbiome in HIV-Infected Women and its Impact on Health Outcomes
Louise Kuhn, PhD, MPH, Columbia University
"Breast milk and its effects on gut microbiome in HIV-exposed and unexposed infants"

Rebecca Brotman, PhD, MPH, University of Maryland
"Vaginal microenvironment and risk of STI"

Jennifer Balkus, PhD, MPH, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
"Impact of periodic presumptive treatment for bacterial vaginosis on the vaginal microbiome among women participating in the Preventing Vaginal Infections trial"

Mandy Willig, PhD, RD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Gut microbiome association with obesity differs by current CD4 count"

Continuum of Care Across the Lifespan of Women
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Various modalities of PrEP and other HIV prevention methods"

Kenneth Sherr, PhD, MPH, University of Washington
"Health systems analysis and improvement to address gender disparities in HIV care"

Anne Spaulding, MD, MPH, Emory University
"Linkages to Care Continuum in incarcerated Populations"

Hana Lee, PhD, Brown University
"Predictors for longitudinal engagement and retention in care among women living with HIV in the US"

Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSHP, Drexel College of Medicine
"Postpartum Engagement in HIV Care: An Important Predictor of Long-term Retention in Care and Viral Suppression"

Anandi Sheth, MD, MSC, Emory University
"Repeat Pregnancies and HIV Care Engagement among Postpartum HIV-infected Women in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-2015"

NIH Presenations
Carolyn Williams, NIH/NIAID
“NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities”

 Denise Russo, NIH/NICHD
“New Biosketch Format and Content”