How Does Philly PEP? Who gets HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis & Who are we missing?

Thursday, September 23rd 2021

2:00 PM

PAST EVENT

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), the provision of antiretroviral therapy within 72 hours of a high-risk exposure is a highly effective HIV prevention tool. PEP is a critical piece or the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative, as it helps reduce the transmission or HIV
following exposure, and provides an opportunity for linkage to low-barrier care and risk reduction and HIV prevention tools, such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). This
webinar will discuss epidemiologic data on PEP in Philadelphia, and real-world successes and challenges, with an eye towards improving PEP delivery services in Philadelphia.

 

Presenters

Helen C. Koenig, MD, MPH

Philadelphia FIGHT/UPENN

 

Anna Thomas-Ferraioli

Philadelphia Health Department

Location Details

Webinar

Jen Wright

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Jen Wright

Jen Wright is the Administrative Director of the Community COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Team. Under their leadership, the team has tested over 16,000 people and supplied more than 4000 vaccines throughout Philadelphia.

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Dr. Jeffery Eugene

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Jeffrey is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. His clinical expertise is in adolescent and young adult primary care, gender affirming medical care, sexual and reproductive health, medical care for youth living with HIV, and eating disorders.


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