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Putting the 'Test' in Test and Treat: Thinking About HIV Testing in 2012
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Christopher Pilcher, MD
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Presenter: Christopher Pilcher, MD
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In this presentation, Dr. Christopher Pilcher, MD, discusses research on new testing technology and policies, acute HIV, and HIV transmission. He describes the unique HIV epidemic and HIV testing policies in San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, noting how universal ART policies affect HIV transmission and summarizing key anticipated changes to federal testing policies.
Presenter: Christopher Pilcher, MD

Dr. Pilcher is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He is a clinician-researcher specializing in the identification of individuals with HIV infection, including acute HIV infection. His work includes developing and evaluating novel testing approaches and technologies.

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