Antiretroviral Side Effects Topic of Meet-Your-Pharmacist Event for UA Petersen Clinics, Nov. 16

The Petersen HIV Clinics Pharmacy Group is providing a presentation on “Are Long Term Side Effects Going Extinct?” at its next meet-your-pharmacist community event under the playful heading “T-Rx Group (Team Rx)” with a Jurassic-Park-like theme logo.

The brief presentation about long term antiretroviral side effects and improvements in therapy will be held in Tucson on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 4-5:30 p.m., at the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), 375 S. Euclid Ave.

Free parking and light refreshments will be provided.

These events offer patients and their friends and families direct access for medication questions about current, new and future treatments for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS as well as an opportunity to learn tips for medication success.

Please RSVP at the following (anonymous) link:

You can also call (520) 626-2882 to RSVP or ask questions.

View, download, post and share the flyer here:  Petersen Clinics Pharmacy Group Q&A event – Nov. 16 [PDF]

The Petersen HIV Clinics at the University of Arizona have been providing comprehensive care for HIV/AIDS patients in southern Arizona for more than 30 years. They are funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)—a unit of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services—through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. With the support of the Ryan White Program, all eligible HIV-positive patients can receive primary care at reduced or no cost.

The UA Petersen HIV Clinics, while operating at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South hospitals, are part of the UA Division of Infectious Diseases. The division is part of the UA Department of Medicine, the largest department in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. It also runs the Arizona AIDS Education & Training Center, which is funded by HRSA grants as well and is focused on providing health care professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to offer outstanding care to people living with HIV and AIDS.

Health-care providers seeking information on referrals and consultations for HIV patients can also contact the Banner - UMC Physician Resource Service.

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Release Date: 
10/13/2016 - 3:45pm