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25th Annual Conference of BHIVA - Scholarships and Awards

The Margaret Johnson Best Oral Presentation Award

This prize was awarded to the presenter of the best oral research presentation during the conference. To be eligible for this prize the presenter had to be of junior grade (sub-consultant or equivalent).

Winner:

Abstract O18 - Equivalent responses to quadrivalent influenza vaccine are detectable in blood and oral fluid in healthcare workers and men living with HIV on ART
Dr Katrina Pollock, Imperial College London

Pictured left to right: Dr Laura Waters (BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee Chair), Dr Katrina Pollock, Professor Chloe Orkin (BHIVA Chair)

Dr Katrina Pollock


BHIVA Commended Oral Presentations

3 highly commended presentations.

No.

Title

Name and Affiliation

O11

The impact of vorinostat & therapeutic vaccine on gut HIV DNA – the RIVER gut study

Dr John Thornhill
Imperial College London

O20

Self-reported symptoms of insomnia and objective measures of sleep quality in people living with HIV and comparable controls

Mr Davide De Francesco
University College London

O22

Clinical outcomes and experiences of trans people accessing HIV care in England

Mr Peter Kirwan
Public Health England

BHIVA Commended Oral Presentations

Pictured left to right: Dr Laura Waters (BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee Chair), Mr Peter Kirwan, Dr John Thornhill, Mr Davide De Francesco, Professor Chloe Orkin (BHIVA Chair)


The Ian Williams Best Poster Presentation Award

This prize was awarded to the presenter of the best poster research presentation during the conference. To be eligible for this prize the presenter had to be of junior grade (sub-consultant or equivalent).

Winner:

P90: Chemsex-related drug use and its association with health outcomes in men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional study of Antidote clinic service data
Mr Oliver Stevens, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London


BHIVA Commended Poster Presentations

15 highly commended posters from 151 poster presentations displayed.

No.

Title

Name and Affiliation

P9

Experience of dolutegravir/lamivudine (DTG/3TC) and dolutegravir/rilpivirine (DTG/RPV) two drug anti-retroviral regimens in a London tertiary centre

Jennifer Hart

P22

Abacavir sulphate and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate/alafenamide differentially regulate endothelial dysfunction

Akif Khawaja

P50

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis, a Rare Cause of Acute Confusion in an HIV Positive Patient

Joseph Heskin

P51

Antiretroviral central nervous system toxicity

Jonathan Underwood

P70

Poor virological control in young adults with perinatally acquired HIV (PAHIV) – could modern antiretroviral therapy (ART) options provide a ray of hope for the future?

Jessica Doctor

P78

The changing pattern of HIV inpatient care

Alexandra Maxwell

P83

Utility of a Medicines Optimisation Review (MOR) compared with standard pharmaceutical care people in people with HIV on cART

Heather Leake Date

P90

Chemsex-related drug use and its association with health outcomes in men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional study of Antidote clinic service data

Oliver Stevens

P99

New HIV diagnoses in a London sexual health clinic; missed opportunities?

Camilla Gorard

P102

Promoting and creating awareness of HIV/AIDS in the black African communities in Luton, United Kingdom

Nelson Anti

P107

Their story, your choice – a series of interactive films aimed at targeting HIV stigma in black African communities in the UK, Funded by Comic Relief and the MAC AIDS Fund

George Halfin

P115

Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ) Among Adults Living with HIV in London, UK: A Cross-Sectional Self-Report Measurement Study

Darren Brown

P129

Audit review: Adherence to the national recommendation of annual cervical screening for women living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), 2015-2018

Satwant Kaur

P139

Measuring the impact of specialist HIV community nursing

Joseph Petersen-Camp

P148

Evaluation of a dedicated postnatal contraception clinic for women living with HIV (WLWH): 5 years post-implementation

Verity Sullivan

BHIVA Commended Poster Presentations


BHIVA Best Case Presentation Awards

Best PrEP Case Presentation

Winner:

PrEPare for renal tubule troubles
Dr Lakshmi Jain, Mortimer Market Centre, London

Pictured left to right: Dr Laura Waters (BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee Chair), Dr Lakshmi Jain, Professor Chloe Orkin (BHIVA Chair)

Dr Lakshmi Jain

Best Clinico-Pathological Case Presentation

Winner:

Not just Found in Germany!
Dr Hannah Yeend, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, London

Pictured left to right: Professor Chloe Orkin (BHIVA Chair), Dr Laura Waters (BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee Chair), Dr Hannah Yeend

Dr Hannah Yeend


Mediscript Awards in collaboration with BHIVA

Best oral presentation for work in social sciences or community-based work

Winner:

Abstract O27 - Attitudes and factors to PrEP uptake among HIV risk groups across London
Dr Renee West, GMI Partnership

Best poster for work in social sciences or community-based work

Winner:

P102: ‘Promoting and creating awareness of HIV/AIDS in the African communities in London, United Kingdom
Mr Nelson Anti, Actionplus Foundation UK, Luton

Pictured left to right: Professor Chloe Orkin (BHIVA Chair), Dr Laura Waters (BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee Chair), Mr Nelson Anti

Mr Nelson Anti


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 26th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) which was held in Seattle, Washington, USA on 4-7 March 2019.

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 Natasha Astill
Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, Leeds

Dr Lucy Garvey
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Dr Lakshmi Jain
Mortimer Market Centre, London

Dr Amelia Oliveira
Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

Dr Sarah Parry
Bart’s Health NHS Trust, London

Dr Amanda Samarawickrama
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Dr John Shaw
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Nelson Anti

Pictured left to right: Professor Chloe Orkin (BHIVA Chair), Dr Lakshmi Jain, Dr Amanda Samarawickrama, Dr Lucy Garvey, Mr Bill Gardner (MSD), Dr Laura Waters (BHIVA Conferences Subcommittee Chair)