Project SAVED! to Host 2nd Annual
Dr. Jacqueline Fleming Hampton
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Lecture Series Feb. 11
In celebration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7, Project SAVED! (Strengthening Access via Education and Diligence) is hosting the 2nd Annual Dr. Jacqueline Fleming Hampton National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Lecture Series, Monday Feb. 11 from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The event will be held in the S.S. Kresge Learning Resource Center Lecture Halls 3 & 4. The guest lecturer will be Pamela Payne Foster, M.D. of University of Alabama Medical Center.
Project SAVED! is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV Capacity Building funded initiative that began in October 2009 as one of the community outreach programs of the Center for AIDS Health Disparities Research at Meharry Medical College.
The purpose of Project SAVED! is to enlist faith leaders, health providers, students, and administration from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other community members dedicated to reducing the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS among African Americans and provide them with the skills necessary to create opportunities and new community venues for at –risk African Americans to access HIV prevention education and testing services.