Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting 2015

The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) Scientific Meeting will take place on June 20-24, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas. URBAN ARCH investigators will be attending this meeting to present on projects related to alcohol-related outcomes in populations with HIV.

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Sunday, June 21 | 4:00-6:00 PM | Poster Session I | Texas ABC                

  • Alcohol Use & Food Insecurity among People Living with HIV in Mbarara, Uganda and St. Petersburg, Russia – Patts, Cheng, Emenyonu, Bridden, Gnatienko, Lloyd-Travaglini, Blokhina, Yaroslavtseva, Muyindike, Weiser, Krupitsky, Hahn, Samet 
  • Cognitive Dysfunction & Lifetime Alcohol and Marijuana Use in People with HIV-Infection and Substance Dependence – Lorkiewicz, Ventura, Heeren, Winter, Walley, Sullivan, Samet, Saitz (Presented by Saitz)
  • Pain, Alcohol, and Sex Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Infected Russians – Tsui, Cheng, Coleman, Blokhina, Gnatienko, Bryant, Krupitsky, Zvartau, Samet (presented by Samet)

Monday, June 22 | 9:30-11:30 AM | Symposia Session III | Lone Star B              

“Medical Consequences of Alcohol Use Among People Living with HIV”  with Co-chairs: Samet & Bryant

  • Lifetime Alcohol Consumption and Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Adults with Substance Dependence Saitz, Ventura, Winter, Heeren, Holick, Sullivan, Walley, Patts, Meli, Turner, Samet
  • Unhealthy Alcohol Use and HIV Disease Progression in Two ART Naïve Ugandan Cohorts – Hahn, Cheng, Emenyonu, Lloyd-Travaglini, Ngabirano, Kekiibina, Adong, Fatch, Bridden, Muyindike, Samet

Tuesday, June 23 | 4:00-6:00PM | Poster Session III | Texas ABC

  • PEth (Phosphatidylethanol) Versus Self-Report: A Comparison for Assessing Alcohol Use in Research Studies of Heterogeneous HIV-Infected Populations – Hahn, Cook, Saitz, Cheng, Muyindike, Hu, Brumback, Ventura, Lloyd-Travaglini, Winter, Emenyonu, McGinnis, Holt, Danton, Edelman, Justice, Samet, Fiellin
  • Randomized Study of Assessment Reactivity in Persons with HIV in Rural Uganda Measured Using Self-Report and Phosphatidylethanol – Hahn, Emenyonu, Fatch, Muyindike, Kekibiina, Woolf-King

Wednesday, June 24 | 9:30-11:30 AM | Symposia Session IV | Lone Star D        

 “Alcohol Use and Sex Risk: Treatment Outcomes and International Perspectives

  • Alcohol and Condom Use at a Most Recent Sexual Event Among HIV-Infected Ugandan Adults – Woolf-King, Fatch, Emenyonu, Cheng, Muyindike, Kekiibina, Ngabirano, Samet, Carrico, Hahn

Wednesday, June 24 | 1:30-3:30 PM | Poster Session IV | Texas ABC

  • Heavy Drinking and Immune Senescence Measured by CD28-CD57+ T-cells Among ART Naïve HIV-Infected Russians – So-Armah, Patts, Cheng, Gnatienko, Doyle, Tracy, Krupitsky, Blokhina, Samet, Freiberg
  • Transitions to and From At-Risk Alcohol Use in Adults in the United States – Saitz, Heeren, Zha, Hingson
  • Under-Reporting of Alcohol Consumption Among Persons with HIV Not Yet on ART in Mbarara, Uganda – Muyindike, Lloyd-Travaglini, Emenyonu, Adong, Ngabirano, Fatch, Winter, Cheng, Samet, Hahn