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    2013 Forum

    International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research

    June 13-14th, 2013 | Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital. Toronto, Canada

    Agenda

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    Welcome and Official Opening to the Forum and CWGHR’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

    Greg Robinson, Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation

    Watch the video (external YouTube link)

    Setting the Context: Why Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland? Goal of Forum and Overview of CUHRRC

    Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco, Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN)
    Kelly O’Brien, University of Toronto
    Watch the video (external YouTube link)

    Overview of CWGHR and the Key Research Priorities in HIV and Rehabilitation

    Elisse Zack, Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation
    Kelly O’Brien, University of Toronto
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    Plenary Session - HIV and Aging: State of the Evidence in Canada, UK, and Ireland - Advancing the Field of HIV, Aging and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation

    Keynote Speakers:

    Colm Bergin, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    HIV Service Delivery and Research in Ireland
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    Simon Rackstraw, Mildmay Mission Hospital, London, England, & Will Chegwidden, Barts and London NHS Trust, London, England
    HIV and Rehabilitation Research and Service Delivery in the UK
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    Sean Rourke, OHTN
    Neurocognitive Screening and Behavioural Interventions for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)
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    Research Evidence Panel Session 2 – Concurrent Health Conditions Aging with HIV

    Speakers:

    Patty Solomon (McMaster University)
    Evidence-Informed Recommendations in Rehabilitation for Older Adults Aging with HIV: A Knowledge Synthesis
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    Larry Baxter (CWGHR)
    Evidence-Informed Recommendations in Rehabilitation for Older Adults Aging with HIV: A Knowledge Synthesis
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    Glenn Betteridge (CWGHR)
    Evidence-Informed Recommendations in Rehabilitation for Older Adults Aging with HIV: A Knowledge Synthesis
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    Research Evidence Panel Session 3 – HIV and the Brain

    Speakers:

    Elizabeth Stevens (Heartland Hospital, Birmingham, England)
    Functional Impact of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) and Strategies for Rehabilitation in the UK
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    Brenda Merritt (Dalhousie University)
    Using a Measure of Everyday Performance to Assess the Presence and Severity of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders
    Watch the video (external YouTube link)

    Le-Ann Dolan (CWGHR)
    Positive Outlook A Needs Assessment of Front-line Care Providers Working With People Living With HIV and Depression
    Watch the video (external YouTube link)

    Knowledge Transfer Exchange (KTE) Round Table Break Out Sessions

    Wrap-up of Day 1 and Evaluation

    Friday, June 14, 2013

    Welcome, Review of Day 1 and Overview of Day 2 Agenda

    Day 2 Plenary Session – Implementing HIV and Rehabilitation Research into Practice

    Speakers:

    Stephen Karpiak (AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA), New York, USA)
    Primary Issues Underlying Health Outcomes in Older Adults with HIV Rehabilitation in the US
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    Siobhan O’Dea (St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
    The Impact of Clinical Research in an Irish HIV Cohort
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    Darren Brown (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, England)
    Implementing Research into Practice: HIV Rehabilitation Services
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    Gordon Arbess (St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada)
    Looking Beyond The Numbers: Providing Holistic Care in an Interdisciplinary Clinical Setting
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    Lunch and CWGHR Annual General Meeting (AGM) - 15 Years of HIV and Rehabilitation: Where Have we Been and Where are we Going Internationally?

    Research Evidence Panel Session 5 – Access to and Effect of Rehabilitation

    Speakers:

    Elisse Zack (CWGHR)
    Increasing Equitable Access to Rehabilitation

    Rebecca Mullin (St Thomas’ Hospital, London, England)
    Exercise & Adherence for People Living with HIV Preliminary Findings
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    Soo Chan Carusone (Casey House, Toronto, Canada)
    Living with HIV: Designing and Evaluating the New Casey House Day Health Program
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    Tara Carnochan (Nine Circles Community Health Centre, Winnipeg, Canada)
    An Innovative Rehabilitation Delivery Model – Accessing Rehabilitation for People Lliving with HIV/AIDS
    Watch the video (external YouTube link)

    Nancy Salbach (University of Toronto)
    Evaluation of a Knowledge Translation Strategy for Promoting Uptake of a Web-based Guide to HIV Rehabilitation
    Watch the video (external YouTube link)

    Jacqueline Gahagan (Dalhousie University)
    What’s Policy Got To Do With It?: An Exploration of HIV Rehabilitation Policies in Canada & the UK
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    Research Evidence Panel Session 6 – HIV Measurement Tools

    Speakers:

    Richard Harding (King’s College London, London, England)
    Patient-reported Outcome Measurement in HIV Care: What Matters Now?
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    Kelly O’Brien (University of Toronto)
    Assessing the Measurement Properties of the HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ): Preliminary Perspectives from Canada and Ireland
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    Bringing it all Together – Review of All Six Research Priorities and KTE Large Group Discussion

    Forum Dissemination Strategy, Future of CUHRRC

    Wrap-Up and Forum Evaluation, Adjournment

    Award of Excellence and 15th Anniversary Recognition

    Presentation of the 2013 CWGHR Award of Excellence in HIV and Rehabilitation. 2 special Awards were presented in recognition of CWGHR’s 15th Anniversary year:

    • Dr. Patty Solomon
    • COCQ-SIDA

    Documents

    Videos: 2013 International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research Video Library (28 videos) (external link to YouTube)