Join Side Effects Public Media for a discussion exploring the impact of 2015's HIV outbreak in Scott County on public health in Indiana. What actions took place three years ago, and what has changed statewide since? Are Hoosier communities taking those lessons to heart?
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., program at 9:00 a.m, at the Indiana Landmarks Center (1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202). The morning will begin with keynote remarks, followed by a panel discussion. The panel will focus on access to addiction treatment, harm reduction, and prevention at grade school level. Audience questions will be welcomed following the panel.
Brittany Combs, Public Health Nurse, Scott County Health Department
Dr. Jennifer Walthall, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Tonja Eagan, M.P.A., ,CEO, Social Health Association of Indiana
Carrie Ann Lawrence, Ph.D., Associate Director, Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
Dennis Watson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
The panel will be moderated by Jake Harper, Health Reporter, WFYI