Albany Medical Center is one of the largest providers of HIV correctional education in the United States. According to a 2008-2010 report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, New York State has the largest number of HIV-infected inmates nationwide (3,080) after Florida (2,920).
Albany Med is the HIV Correctional Regional Resource Center under the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center (NY/NJ AETC). Under the NY/NJ AETC, Albany Med develops and implements multiple HIV education programs for correctional providers to enhance their HIV treatment, knowledge and expertise. Our programs include:
For more information about this program, please contact Jim Ybarra by phone: (518) 262-4674 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We also produce several self-study modules. Our most current resources include:
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The following modules are no longer accredited
for continuing education credit but are a good resource.
Your Life. Your Hepatitis C.
Inside Health Inmate Newsletter, January 2015
Could You Have Hepatitis C and Not Know It?
Inside Health Inmate Newsletter, April 2014
Poster presentation at the XIX International AIDS Conference,
Washington, DC (July 22 - 27, 2012) below: