Friedman & Krier: HIV-related stigma in healthcare settings during COVID-19
of IDM and BCHS joins IDM's Sarah Krier
to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the lives of people living with HIV including their beliefs and attitudes about their healthcare needs and experiences.
Friedman is principal investigator of the HIV Prevention and Care Project and has worked in HIV prevention for nearly 20 years, working primarily with injection drug users, sex workers, men who have sex with men, and homeless and runaway youth. Krier’s work focuses on issues related to the transmission and treatment of infectious diseases, and efforts to develop, evaluate, and adapt socially and culturally appropriate health projects.
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Each Friday, Pitt Public Health experts will have a conversation about different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and then address questions from the seminar attendees. The goal of the COVID-19 seminar series is to provide our school community, alumni, and the public with credible information about the virus and the associated health impacts.