Date: 4 - 7 April 2017
Venue: Arena and Convention Centre, Liverpool
MSD International Travel Bursaries in collaboration with BHIVA
The British HIV Association made provision for 8 scholarship awards funded by MSD Ltd to be made available to assist healthcare professionals to attend the 24th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) which was held in Seattle, Washington USA on 13-16 February 2017.
The value of each scholarship was capped as a contribution towards an award winner’s registration fee, travel and accommodation expenses.
The winners of the award this year were as follows:
Dr Tristan Barber
Dr Alessia Dalla Pria
Dr Sarah Duncan
Dr Rebecca Metcalfe
Dr Katrina Pollock
Dr Rebecca Simmons
Ms Sonali Sonecha
Mediscript Awards in collaboration with BHIVA
Owing to its long association with BHIVA, two prizes were awarded by Mediscript to the best oral or poster presentation for work in the field of social sciences or community-based work.
BHIVA Best Case Presentation Awards
3 awards available from presentations made during the case presentation lunchtime workshops held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Overall the standard was extremely high and it was difficult to select one winner from each session.
Winner - Clinico-pathological Case Presentation Session:
Light at the end of the tunnel
Dr Owen Seddon, University Hospital of Wales
Winners - Low level viraemia Case Presentation Workshop
Thirteen, lucky for some: lessons learned from managing long-term low-level viraemia
Dr Lucy Rivett, Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge
The perils of boosted Hepatitis C treatment
Dr Nilani Uthayakumar, Mortimer Market Centre, London
Winner - Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Case Presentation Workshop
HIV test? No thank you
Dr Natasha Astill, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Commended poster presentations
15 highly commended posters from 176 poster presentations displayed.
BHIVA Commended Oral Presentation Awards
3 highly commended presentations:
The Ian Williams Best Poster Presentation Award
This prize was awarded to the presenter of the best poster research presentation during the conference. Poster research presentations were judged by a BHIVA-appointed poster research judging panel, and to be eligible for this prize the presenter had to be of junior grade (sub-consultant or equivalent).
P23: Who is not on ART?!
Dr Paul Hine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
The Margaret Johnson Best Oral Presentation Award