HIV Health Literacy: 3-Part Webisode


Christina M. Madison, PharmD, FCCP, AAHIVP
Founder and CEO, The Public Health Pharmacist, PLLC
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Las Vegas, NV
Christina M. Madison, PharmD, FCCP, AAHIVP

Christina Madison, PharmD, FCCP, AAHIVP, is the Founder and CEO of The Public Health Pharmacist, PLLC, a public health consulting firm. She is also an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice with Roseman University of Health Sciences and works as a clinical pharmacist specializing in public health with a focus on infectious communicable diseases. Dr. Madison maintains two active practice sites with Huntridge Family Clinic and Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN). She has been caring for those affected and infected with HIV for over 15 years in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area and has been credentialed with the American Academy of HIV Medicine since 2013. A trusted and valued health care professional who has been asked to share her clinical public health and infectious disease expertise with local, state, and international media outlets and non-governmental organizations.

Since January 2020, Dr. Madison has been featured in over 250+ on-air television appearances related to the pandemic and public health. Advocating for public health and the profession of pharmacy to improve the health and wellness of vulnerable populations and the underserved is her passion and mission.

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAAN
Dean and Bessie Baker Distinguished Professor
Duke University School of Nursing
Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs, Duke University
Director, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health
Durham, NC
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

Vincent Guilamo-, PhD, is Dean and Bessie Baker Distinguished Professor of the Duke University School of Nursing and Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs, Duke University.

Dr. Ramos is a nurse practitioner with a clinical focus on the HIV prevention and treatment needs of Latinos. He is widely regarded as an expert, scholar, and leader in preventing and treating HIV and sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults, particularly among Latinos and other underserved communities.

In 2020, Dr. Ramos and colleagues published “The Invisible US Hispanic/Latino HIV Crisis: Addressing Gaps in the National Response” in the American Journal of Public Health, which increased the visibility of pronounced HIV inequities among Latinos in the United States.

He serves as a member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, the HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention and Treatment, and on the boards of the Latino Commission on AIDS and the HIV Medicine Association.

Davina Conner
HIV Leader, Advocate, and Speaker
Creative Engagements Outreach Specialist
Prevention Access Campaign
Robert Contreras, MBA
President & CEO, Bienestar Human Services
Los Angeles, CA
Maria Mejia
The Well Project Global Ambassador/CAB
Author, Speaker, Consultant and Human Rights Activist
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HIV health literacy is essential for people living with HIV (PLWH) to be able to navigate all of the information available, from testing and diagnosis to treatment options and outcomes. This series of webisodes seeks to promote patient education, focusing on the needs of diverse populations of PLWH, to empower learners and improve their understanding and HIV health literacy.

Webisode 1: What Do I Do If My At-Home HIV Test Is Positive?

Navigate the complexities of HIV testing, from at-home kits to clinical procedures, with the expert guidance of the Public Health Pharmacist and Pozitively Dee.

Watch Now: Webisode 1


Webisode 2: The Importance of HIV Care in Latino Communities

Explore innovative strategies to enhance care, address unique challenges, and empower the Latino community in the fight against HIV. This engaging conversation sheds light on the vital role of community support in transforming HIV treatment and prevention for one of the nation’s most vibrant populations.

Watch Now: Webisode 2


Webisode 3: Uplift and Unite: The Power of HIV Peer Support

Don’t miss this heartwarming and enlightening exploration of peer support in the HIV community—your gateway to a more supportive and united HIV journey!

Watch Now: Webisode 3

HIV Health Literacy: 3-Part Webisode
Event Date: 10/05/2023