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Mr Mohamed Hammoud and Associate Professor Garrett Prestage – The Flux Study: Drug use incidence, and trends in patterns of use over two years of follow up

Event date: 
5 June 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
Event Type: 
Seminar
Contact for bookings: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Booking deadline: 
Friday, 1 June 2018 - 5:00pm

A catered lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. Please RSVP to recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au by COB Friday 1 June.

Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents

Mr Mo Hammoud

Mr Mo Hammoud

Senior Research Manager, HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Kirby Institute

Mo Hammoud is a Senior Research Manager at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney where he currently runs the Flux Study, Australia’s largest cohort study of licit and illicit drug use among gay and bisexual men. He is also responsible for the automated designing and implementation of two Australian PrEP trials; EPIC-NSW and PrEPIT-WA.

Mo is also in his final year of his PhD at the Kirby Institute where he is looking at how subcultural affiliation influences understandings and initiation of HIV biomedical prevention among intensive sex partying and chemsex networks.

Associate Professor Garrett Prestage

Associate Professor Garrett Prestage

Associate Professor, HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Kirby Institute

Garrett Prestage is an Associate Professor at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney, where he has worked since 1992. He has been active in gay community life in Australia since the mid-1970s, pioneered Australia’s behavioural surveillance work and led many of Australia’s major cohort studies among gay and bisexual men, including the Health in Men (HIM) and Following Lives Undergoing Change (Flux) studies.

Abstract

The only study of its type, Flux (‘Following Lives Undergoing Change’) is a national online cohort study that examines prevalence, incidence, and factors associated with drug use over time among gay and bisexual men. This seminar will examine drug use incidence, and trends in patterns of use over two years of follow up.

Image - Mr Mohamed Hammoud and Associate Professor Garrett Prestage – The Flux Study: Drug use incidence, and trends in patterns of use over two years of follow up

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