Philadelphia’s 2nd Anal Health Symposium: Making Your Bottom a Top Health Priority

Friday, April 19th 2019

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM


3.75 CHES credits and 3.75 nursing credits

Anal Cancer is a growing concern for people living with HIV. Join us for our second symposium discussing the best practices around addressing our anal health, the screening, and treatment of anal dysplasia, and anal cancer for men and women living with HIV.

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Topics Include:

  • Destigmatizing anal health at the doctor’s office
  • The latest research on screening and treatment guidelines and recommendations
  • Sexual health and pleasure
  • HIV/STI prevention
  • Harm reduction efforts
  • Microbicides, douches, fast-dissolving inserts

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Keynote speaker Michael M Gaisa, PhD, MD

Keynote speaker

Michael M Gaisa, PhD, MD

Infectious Disease
Mount Sinai
New York City, NY

Dr. Gaisa has a strong interest in HIV infection, sexually transmitted infections, anogenital HPV infection and men’s health. He is providing consultations for new and existing patients with private insurance at the Faculty Practice. He also directs the Mount Sinai Anal Dysplasia program and is certified in high-resolution anoscopy (HRA) and treatment of anogenital condylomata and high-grade dysplastic (precancerous) lesions involving anal canal and perianal skin.


Other Speakers

  • Juan Lucas Poggio, MD, FACS Event Chair Drexel University Division of Colorectal Surgery
  • José A. Bauermeister, Ph.D, MPH Penn Nursing
  • Terri Clark, MPH Action Wellness
  • Karam Mounzer, MD Jonathan Lax Treatment, FIGHT
  • Sara K. Schultz, MD, FACP Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Javier Dominguez
  • Jeffery Haskins Project TEACH, FIGHT

Philadelphia’s 2nd Anal Health Symposium Flyer (PDF)

Location Details

Drexel University College of Medicine (New College Building Geary Auditorium A and B)

Location Address

245 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.

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