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Summit V

Toronto, Ontario
June 2-4, 2010


The theme of the 2010 Summit is Evidence into Action, with a focus on evidence-based policy and practice that targets housing as a key social determinant of HIV risk and health outcomes.

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Summit Products

Summit V Action Strategies
Summit V Content Summary
Summit V Interim Report

Plenary Presentations

Opening Remarks
Howard Njoo, Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, Public Health Agency of Canada

Overview & Policy Framework
Ruthann Tucker, Ontario HIV Treatment Network


Housing Status and HIV Health Outcomes

Literature Review: Overview of Recently Published Findings
Ginny Shubert, Shubert Botein Policy Associates
PowerPoint PDF

Housing based Models of Care and Supportive Services for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
Angela Aidala, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health


Housing Status and Health Care Utilization


Positive Spaces, Healthy Places

Those in Greatest Need Three Years Later
The Positive Spaces Healthy Places Investigator team
PowerPoint PDF

HIV, Housing and Language: The Invisible Vulnerability
André Samson, University of Ottawa


Keynote Addresses


Addressing Barriers to Housing

Five City "Housing First" Trial in Canada
Paula Goering, University of Toronto
PowerPoint PDF

Outcomes of the US Housing Opportunities for People Living with HIV/AIDS Program (HOPWA)
David Vos, US Department of Housing and Urban Development
PowerPoint PDF

Meeting the Challenge of Re-Entry
Giselle Dias & Peter Collins, Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network PowerPoint PDF
Jacqueline Anderson, Corporation for Supportive Housing, and Angela Aidala, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health PowerPoint PDF
Denise Arzola and Regina Quattrochi, Bailey House PowerPoint PDF


Evidence into Action

Movement Towards National HIV/AIDS Housing Strategies
Charles King, Housing Works PDF
Peggy Nash, New Democratic Party of Canada

Influencing Policy - Part 1
Charlie Hill, National Aboriginal Housing Association
Fred Karnas, US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Linda Nosbush, City of Prince Albert
Danilo Pelletiere, US National Low Income Housing Coalition

Influencing Policy - Part 2
Kristin Goodwin, Housing Works PowerPoint PDF
Kathie Hiers, AIDS Alabama PowerPoint PDF

Influencing Practice
Peggy Bailey, Corporation for Supportive Housing
Jay J. Koornstra, Bruce House
David Parker, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Brigitte Witkowski, Mainstay Housing


Evidence into Action: Innovative Models

Using Evidence to Meet the Housing Needs of Medically Frail
Kelsey Louie and Kevin Rente, Harlem United Community AIDS Center

Mainstreaming HIV/ AIDS into Adequate Housing Programs: A View from sub-Saharan Africa
Priya Gopalen, Rooftops Canada

Service Coordination Pilot Project for Homeless People Living with HIV/AIDS
Keith Hambly, Fife House, and Michael Blair, McEwan Housing and Support Services

Moving Ahead Together: North American Policy & Research Action Strategies
Christine Campbell, Housing Works
Nancy, Bernstine, National AIDS Housing Coalition
Sean B. Rourke, Ontario HIV Treatment Network


Poster Presentations


Learning Institute A Presentations:
Evidence-based Best Practices for Housing as HIV Prevention and Care


Learning Institute B Presentations:
Examining Structural HIV Interventions - Methodological Challenges

Welcome and Overview
Ginny Shubert, Shubert Botein Policy Associate
Jackie Anderson, Corporation for Supportive Housing
Genevieve Tremblay, Public Health Agency of Canada

Economic Evaluation of Housing Interventions - Part 1
Josh Bamberger, San Francisco Department of Public Health
PowerPoint PDF

Economic Evaluation of Housing Interventions - Part 2
Dennis Culhane, University of Pennsylvania
PowerPoint PDF

Economic Evaluation of Housing Interventions - Part 3
Ginny Shubert, Shubert Botein Policy Associates, New York, on behalf of David Holtgrave, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Design Challenges - Part 1
Stephen Hwang, Centre for Research on Inner City Health and University of Toronto

Design Challenges - Part 2
Amy Knowlton, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
PowerPoint PDF

Measurement Challenges - Part 1
Michael Shapcott, Wellesley Institute
PowerPoint PDF

Measurement Challenges - Part 2
Angela Aidala, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
PowerPoint PDF

Knowledge Translation & Research Gaps - Part 1
Carol Wilkins, Housing and Health Policy Analyst

Knowledge Translation & Research Gaps - Part 2
David Hulchanski, Cities Centre, University of Toronto

Summit V Sponsors

Mac Aids Fund Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Broadway Cares Housing Works
Harlem United Bailey House AIDS Services of Dallas The Palette Fund
REACH Toronto Community Housing PHAC CIHR