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Can Fantasies Become Realties? The Quest for Multi-purpose Prevention Products
Multipurpose prevention technologies, or MPTs, are products designed to simultaneously prevent HIV, other STIs, and/or unintended pregnancy. Internal and external condoms are the only MPTs currently available and, while effective, they are less than desirable for many sexually active humans on the planet. Humans need and deserve a suite of options, and the more types of protection an option provides, the more likely it will be used. Our expert presenters will share updates and perspectives about the MPT research pipeline, focusing on the products closest to actual roll-out and implementation. Marvinetta Woodley-Penn of Global Girls, Inc will perform spoken word. This webinar is brought to you through a collaboration between AIDS Foundation Chicago and AVAC, with funding provided by Merck.

Speakers:

• Dr. Sharon Hillier
UPMC, Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation
Read about Sharon here: https://mageewomens.org/investigator/sharon-hillier-ph-d

• Dr. Wendy Goodall McDonald / Dr. Every Woman
Northwestern Medicine
Read more about Wendy here: https://www.dreverywoman.com/
Check out her PrEP videos where she reimagines Shoop, Computer Love and Anaconda with PrEP lyrics – on www.prep4love.com (scroll down)

• Dr. Sanyukta Mathur
Population Council
Read more about Sanyukta here: https://www.popcouncil.org/research/expert/sanyukta-mathur

Co-moderator:

• Bethany Young Holt, PhD MPH
The Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies
Read more about Bethany here: https://theimpt.org/people/young-holt/

Performer:

• Marvinetta Woodley-Penn (doesn’t need to be on the speaker Doodle)
Global Girls, Inc
Learn about Global Girls here https://globalgirlsinc.org/about-us/

Host:

• Jim Pickett
AIDS Foundation Chicago

Oct 13, 2021 09:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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