Houston Matters

How is Houston Engaging the Community on HIV Education?

On Tuesday (Jan. 31, 2017), the Houston Health Department is co-hosting an HIV symposium with Baylor College of Medicine. Officials say the goal is to present the newest scientific findings in a way that’s more accessible and easier to understand. We talk with Dr. Jessica Davila from Baylor College of Medicine. She’s presenting research looking […]

Melody Patelis and right is Dr. Jessica Davila.On Tuesday (Jan. 31, 2017), the Houston Health Department is co-hosting an HIV symposium with Baylor College of Medicine. Officials say the goal is to present the newest scientific findings in a way that’s more accessible and easier to understand.

We talk with Dr. Jessica Davila from Baylor College of Medicine. She’s presenting research looking at treating the homeless who are infected with HIV. And we hear from Melody Patelis, chief development officer of AIDS Foundation Houston.

(Above:  Melody Patelis (L) of AIDS Foundation Houston and Dr. Jessica Davila (R) of Baylor College of Medicine talk with Houston Matters guest host Ernie Manouse. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)

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