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Wednesday, April 5, 2023
12:00PM – 1:00PM Eastern Time

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Webinar objectives:

  1. Review effectiveness evidence for Pre-Exposure prophylaxis;
  2. Compare Pre-Exposure prophylaxis regimens;
  3. Gain comfort prescribing PrEP to those who can benefit from it.


Dr. Darrell Tan, MD, FRCPC, PhD
Research Director, Clinician Scientist

Darrell H. S. Tan is an infectious diseases physician and Clinician-Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, where he leads the Options Collaboratory in HIV/STI Treatment and Prevention Science (www.optionslab.ca). He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on clinical trials and implementation science in the areas of HIV prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and COVID-19. Dr. Tan holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in HIV Prevention and STIs, is Co-Lead of the HIV Prevention Core of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network and is a member of the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society.


Dr. Marc Steben, M.D., C.C.F.P., F.C.F.P., D.E.S.S.
Family physician; President of IUSTI Canada and President elect International Society for STD Research and Chair of the 2025 World STI congress of the ISSTDR and IUSTI World

As a family physician, Marc concentrates his clinical interest on sexual health, mainly chronic genital diseases. Research, development and publications field include therapeutic approaches to chronic genital pain, prevention and treatment of genital herpes and development of HPV prophylactic vaccine. Marc is President of IUSTI Canada and Chair of the 2025 World STI congress of the ISSTDR and IUSTI World.

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