Division Announcements

Rupa Patel, MD, will be a speaker at CDC and CPN PrEP webinar, June 22.

Dr. Patel, MD MPH DTM&H, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Director, PrEP Program at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO will join others to address “Pharmacy-based Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV: Innovative Service Delivery Models” on Thursday, June 22. Rupa will be joined by Stuart Federman, PhamD, AAHIVP, Gateway Apothecary. Washington University School of Medicine and Gateway Apothecary have a collaborative practice agreement to provide PrEP care and medications for patients, by appointment only, throughout Missouri. The pharmacy conducts HIV testing, kidney monitoring, PrEP adherence and risk reduction counseling. A referral network is set up for primary care, mental health, substance use, and extensive STD testing.

Please join them on Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM CDT – 12:00:00 PM CDT:


Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe an innovative practice model for delivery of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV in community pharmacies.
  • Describe the difference in services provided between a traditional Provider-based model of PrEP and a Pharmacy-based model of PrEP.
  • Recognize how pharmacy practice influences the type of model that can be offered: Provider Status, Collaborative Practice Agreements.
  • Discuss the situations where a Pharmacy-based model of PrEP would be advantageous to patients and providers.

Rupa Patel, MD MPH DTM&H
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, PrEP Program
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Stuart Federman Pharm D, AAHIVP
PrEP Program Director
Gateway Apothecary, Saint Louis, MO

Elyse Tung, PharmD, BCACP
Director of Clinical Services
Kelley-Ross Pharmacy at the Polyclinic, Seattle, WA

Dan Scales, Pharm. D.
Scales Pharmacy, Denver, CO

Webinar Hosts:

Paul J Weidle, PharmD, MPH and Dawn Smith, MD,
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.