2024 URBAN ARCH Annual Meeting Agenda*

The objectives of the 2024 URBAN ARCH Annual Meeting are to bring together International URBAN ARCH Center teams and collaborators to do the following:

  • Discuss emerging issues at the intersection of HIV, TB, and alcohol research
  • Examine collaboration opportunities across HIV/alcohol P01 Centers
  • Engage trainees in HIV and alcohol research domestically and internationally
  • Update the Program Advisory Committee and receive feedback on progress and challenges

*Preliminary agenda; subject to change

Friday, May 3, 2024

8:00 – 8:30  Coffee + Arrival                                                     
8:30 – 8:45     Welcome, Introductions, and Orientation to the Day (Jeffrey Samet – BU)
8:45 – 9:10 NIAAA HIV/Alcohol Priorities (Kendall Bryant – NIH)
9:10 – 10:10   International URBAN ARCH Center Updates

9:10 – 9:20    Admin and BDM Cores (Jeffrey Samet – BU & Debbie Cheng – BUSPH)

9:20 – 9:45    Uganda TRAC Study & BAHR (Winnie Muyindike – MUST & Judy Hahn – UCSF)

9:45 – 10:10  Uganda TALC Study & GRAIL (Kaku So-Armah – BU & Karsten Lunze – BU)

10:10 – 10:40  Updates from 2nd Generation URBAN ARCH P01 Centers  

10:10 – 10:25  ARCHER (Michael Stein – BUSPH)

10:25 – 10:40  META HIV CVD (Matthew Freiberg – VUMC; tentative)

10:40 – 10:55 Coffee Break
10:55 –11:50 Invited Talk: Key Issues in TB and HIV Research (Bob Horsburgh – BUSPH) 
11:50 – 12:00 Group Photo
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch 
12:45 – 1:30 Invited Talk: Future Research on TB, alcohol, and HIV in Uganda (Conrad Muzoora – MUST) 
1:30 – 2:15 Early Career Investigator Oral/Poster Abstract Presentations (TBA
2:15    Adjourn