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KPCA Behavioral Health Conference

June 8 - 9, 2021

Topics include clinical integration in Primary Care, including Behavioral Health topics relatedto SUD , SBIRT and SDOH, reducing stigma and Infectious Diseases topics such as bloodborne viruses (Hepatitis, HIV, HCV , STD’s) and more. It is well-known that the opioidepidemic in Kentucky exacerbates Mental Health, Substance use Disorder and infectiouscomorbid conditions for persons at risk, which particularly affects PWID and theirspouses/partners. Routine well-care screening of HIV is recommended for every patient bythe CDC. HIV is a significant concern in Kentucky rural communities and affects Kentuckiansfrom adolescents through adults, regardless of sexual orientation.


Tuesday, June 8

Opening Remarks and Welcome 

David Bolt

Kentucky Primary Care Association

8:45-9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

HCV, HIV, STDs Panel

Dr. Tisha Johnson, CHFS DPH DEHP
Amanda Wilburn, MPH Epidemiologist
Chang K. Lee, Manager, Ky STD Prevention Program

10:00– 11:00 AM

Hepatitis C in Kentucky: How Did We Get Here? How Do We Move On?

Barbra Cave, PhD, APRN, Assistant Professor
University of Louisville

11:00 – 12:00 PM 

HIV Pre/Post-exposure Prophylaxis

Dr. Dora Martinez, CMO Valley AIDS Council

1:00 – 3:00 PM

Data and Outcomes

Michael Campbell, MD, TriStar Greenview

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Understanding HARM Reduction & Recovery Support

Jeremy Byard, Hazelden Betty Ford
Jason Merrick, Hazelden Betty Ford


Wednesday, June 9th

Times are changing. Stay Informed!

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