July 2018
Member Spotlight

Congratulations Peter Oates!
ANAC New Jersey Chapter member, Peter Oates, was recognized by the Essex County (Newark, NJ) LGBTQ advisory board and County Executive Joseph DiVencenzo for his service in  the LGBTQ community. 






Leadership

ANAC members inducted into American Academy of Nursing
Donna Gullette, PhD, RN, APRN, ANAC policy committee member and professor and associate dean for practice at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences College of Nursing, was inducted as a 2018 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. ANAC congratulates her and other previously announced ANAC members and fellow 2018 inductees: Gwendolyn D. Childs, PhD, RN; Rebecca Schnall, PhD, MPH, RN-BC; and Allison R. Webel, PhD, RN. 
ANAC National Conference
Denver - Nov. 8-10


Registration is open for ANAC2018
Plan to visit Denver - the Mile High City this fall during ANAC2018.  Learn more about our host city.


Policy

CDC holding focus groups on the National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is evaluating NPIN and is looking for feedback to improve NPIN and its services. Focus groups will be held in Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX/Fort Worth, TX; District of Columbia; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; New York City, NY; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco, CA; and St Louis, MO. ANAC members who work in HIV, STD, HCV and related fields are invited. Respond here if you are interested. 


Save Title X
ANAC has joined with numerous coalitions in submitting comments to HHS regarding the proposed rule change for Title X, known as the domestic gag rule. This proposal limits services, including reproductive health education and referrals and seriously undermines the provider-patient relationship for poor women and women at risk for HIV who receive services at Title X programs, notably Planned Parenthood. Individual providers are invited to join with the American Academy of Nursing, American College of Gynecologists and other providers to sign a pledge to stand with patients and oppose restrictions that block providers from giving patients all of their health care options.
Global


International AIDS Conference 2018 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
ANAC participated in numerous nurse-focused sessions at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam last week. Stay tuned for extensive reviews and information from this important global conference over the next few weeks. 


CUGH call for abstracts
The 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference: Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Health will be held March 8-10, 2019 in Chicago. The call for abstracts closes August 25. Nursing representation is encouraged. More information.
Research

International Nursing Network for HIV/AIDS Research meeting
The International Nursing network for HIV/AIDS Research fall  meeting will be held at Columbia University in New York City, September 5-7, 2018 to work on Study VII manuscripts and plan for Study VIII. Please bring your ideas for a new network protocol. More information and the registration form can be found on the Study VII website . All are welcome!
Education

JANAC call for papers
The Journal for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care ( JANAC) is publishing a special issue on the use of emerging and established technologies to provide tailored care for persons at risk for, affected by or living with HIV. Due date is July 1, 2019. More information.

ANAC Announcements and News

Election results: New additions to 2018-2019 board of directors
Joining the board of directors in November:
  • Erin Athey
  • Marik Moen
  • Stephen Perez
  • David Vance  
  • Mitchel Wharton - appointed treasurer
Nominating committee members will be: Aleida Torres, Victoria Langston and Debra Kosko. 

Welcome and congratulations!

ANAC executive director featured in newsletter
The  Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) National Advisory Board recently featured ANAC Executive Director Carole Treston in their  July newsletter. The MMP is a data  surveillance project led by the CDC designed to learn more about the experiences and needs of people who are living with HIV. 

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