At the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) this week, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health for Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. Michael Horberg, Director of HIV/AIDS for Kaiser Permanente and a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). They discussed the paper Dr. Horberg is presenting at CROI on the impact of missed office visits on HIV outcomes and mortality. This paper offers important insight into our efforts to address improvements in the continuum of HIV care. Watch their convseration below.
Miguel Gomez is director of AIDS.gov and a senior communications advisor in the Office of HIV/AIDS Policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.