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Third Coast CFAR Seminar and Community Event: Increasing PrEP Awareness and Use for People in the Criminal Justice System

When: Monday, May 22, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Where: 1525 E. 55th St., Suite 310, Chicago, IL 60637

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Public - Post Docs/Docs

Contact: Dana Kauffman  

Group: Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Category: Lectures & Meetings


In this hybrid event, Russell Brewer, DrPH, and Chad Zawitz, MD, will present their Ending the HIV Epidemic supplement project to the Third Coast CFAR, “Preparing for PrEP scale-out in criminal justice settings.” Immediately following the seminar, they will participate in the Community Learning Series, co-sponsored by the Third Coast CFAR and the Village. The Village is a community space within the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) that provides a safe space, supportive services, health education, and linkage to care for Black, LGBQ, and TGNC people on the South and West Sides of Chicago. The Village’s staff and clients will attend the event. View the community event flyer here.

About the Presenters:

Dr. Brewer is a research associate professor at the University of Chicago and director of health equity research at the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination.

Dr. Zawitz is an infectious disease specialist at Cermak Health Services and senior physician and clinical coordinator of HIV and infectious diseases services at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center. He also serves as physician chair of the Infection Control and Communicable Diseases Department and director of the Tuberculosis Screening and Treatment Program at Stroger Hospital and the CORE Center.


This hybrid event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please use the links below to register.

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