This educational conference provides a clinical update for advance practice practitioners focused on best practices in HCV and HIV/AIDS care. Kentucky is among the states leading the country in HCV infections. It is critical for professionals to have current knowledge to provide effective treatment and education for patients.

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Susan Robinson, BS

Forensic Scientist Specialist II Kentucky State Police Forensic Laboratory Frankfort, Kentucky
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Steven Johnson, MD

Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases University of Colorado Denver Aurora, Colorado
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Nicole Leedy, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Internal Medicine Associate Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Christopher Abert

Founder and Executive Director Indiana Recovery Alliance Bloomington, Indiana
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Roy Gulick, MD, MPH

Rochelle Belfer Professor of Medicine Chief, Infectious Diseases Weill Medical College of Cornell University Attending Physician New York Presbyterian Hospital New York, New York
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Takako Schaninger, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Hospital Epidemiologist VAMC Lexington, Kentucky
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Donna Futterman, MD

Professor, Clinical Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine Director, Adolescent AIDS Program Children's Hospital at Montefiore Bronx, New York
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Melissa Osborn Jenkins, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Associate Program Director MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio
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Kristine Erlandson, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases University of Colorado School of Medicine Aurora, Colorado
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Jeffrey Reeves, MD

Staff Physician Norton Infectious Disease Specialist Norton Healthcare Louisville, Kentucky
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Sean McTigue, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases University of Kentucky College of Medicine Kentucky Children's Hospital Medical Director, Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Stephen Raffanti, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, Tennessee
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Arthur Y-Shin Kim, MD

Director, Viral Hepatitis Clinic, Infectious Diseases Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor, Medicine Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts
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Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Chief of Service University Hospital Newark, New Jersey
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Jeffrey Lennox, MD

Professor, Medicine Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, Georgia
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The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies - Patient care and Medical knowledge

The sessions on Friday have been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

Nurses seeking continuing education credit for this activity can claim a Certificate of Attendance online after the activity (instructions will be provided at the activity) and submit it along with the required documentation and fee to the Kentucky Board of Nursing. The Individual Request for Review of Continuing Education Activity form is available online at http://kbn.ky.gov/ce/Documents/ceindreview.pdf


ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0022-0000-18-021-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-022-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-023-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-024-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-025-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-026-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-027-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-028-L02-P, 0022-0000-18-029-L02-P, 0022-0000-18-030-L02-P, 0022-0000-18-031-L02-P, 0022-0000-18-032-L02-P, 0022-0000-18-033-L02-P, 0022-0000-18-034-L02-P, and 0022-0000-18-035-L02-P and will award 7.5 contact hours (0.750 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

This live course meets regulatory requirements for 8.7 hours credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists

Social Work
This activity has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Social Work.

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 7.5 hours of participation.


In collaboration with Kentucky Aids Education Training Center.

Conference Planning Committee


Alice Thornton, MD
Professor, Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Chief, Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Bluegrass Care Clinic
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky


Crystal Stover
Program Coordinator
KY AIDS Education & Training Center
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky


The registration fee to attend this conference is $35. If cancellation is necessary, please email Crystal Stover.

HRSA requires everyone registering for an activity for which they provide funding to click into their site and complete a Participant Information Form. The links for this conference are:

Friday, April 13  https://www.seaetc.com/event/?ER_ID=3277 and Saturday, April 14 https://www.seaetc.com/event/?ER_ID=3278

Please visit one of the links and complete the PIF form before registering for the conference.