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Preparing Providers for Effective HIV Intervention: 5 Steps to Get “PrEPared for PrEP”

Posted: February 11, 2016

PrEP Bios
(left) Leo Moore, MD, MSHPM, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California Los Angeles (right) Sonali Kulkarni, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Division of HIV and STD Programs, County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

by Sonali Kulkarni, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Division of HIV and STD Programs
County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Leo Moore, MD, MSHPM
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
University of California Los Angeles

This week the President released a budget that includes a $20 million pilot program to increase access to PrEP, an effective treatment that prevents transmission of HIV. Even prior to this federal recognition of a promising program, LA County has been at the forefront of expanding access to this life-saving intervention. Continue reading