Latest by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Are Current PrEP Guidelines and HIV Risk-Screening Tools Accurate?

Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with John Schneider, M.D., M.P.H., author of a study that examined how accurate current guidelines for identifying PrEP candidates and risk-screening tools are among a group of young Black men who have sex with men.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Condoms and the Double Standard in Prescribing PrEP

Could a provider's personal beliefs about condom use affect their willingness to prescribe PrEP? One study surveyed U.S. medical students and found bias in terms of willingness to offer PrEP based on clinical situations.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Implementation of a Rapid HIV Diagnostic and Referral Strategy

One study in Amsterdam deployed a strategy to identify acute HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM) and then link newly diagnosed individuals to care.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade

What if an electronic medical record-based algorithm could make it easier and quicker to place individuals living with hepatitis C in the care cascade? That's exactly what one study is looking into, as it aims to help identify and get individuals wit...

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome

One study set out to evaluate the role that the microbiome plays in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with study author Josue Perez-Santiago, Ph.D., at CROI 2017.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Opt-Out HIV and HCV Testing at the Dallas County Jail

One study set out to examine how effective opt-out testing for HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) could be among individuals who entered the Dallas County jail.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

The Impact of HIV Health Literacy on Viral Suppression

One factor that could help determine whether a person achieves an undetectable viral load is their health literacy, which is the measure of personal engagement and ability to seek medical care.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Running a PrEP Clinic in a Community Pharmacy Setting

For one pharmacy in Seattle, the pharmacist plays multiple roles, doing everything from the HIV testing, to the patient education, to the prescribing of PrEP.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

PrEP Failure Case Underscores Importance of Regular HIV Testing

On behalf of TheBodyPRO.com, Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with Elske Hoornenborg, M.D., who presented a case study of HIV transmission despite good adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and no drug resistance, at CROI 2017.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

How Do We Overcome the Challenges of Accessing PrEP?

We asked some of the leading minds in HIV to identify barriers people have when trying to obtain pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and how to overcome them.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.