HIV and HIV Prevention

HIV Prevention is the 1st Tuesday of each month.
HIV/HCV Coinfection is the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
HIV Core Topic or Requested Topic are the other sessions of the month.

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Program Description

The New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center (NM AETC, the regional partner of South Central AETC) has partnered with Project ECHO to create the NM AETC-HIV TeleECHO Program, designed to help providers unfamiliar with HIV become proficient in the treatment and prevention of HIV in a primary care setting. Brief didactic lectures and case presentations cover clinical, programmatic, and social support topics to provide best practice care to patients living with HIV.

Target Audience

  • Primary care providers
  • Mental health and substance use treatment providers
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Medical assistants
  • Case managers
  • Community health workers
  • Outreach educators
  • Other health care workers involved in the treatment or prevention of HIV.


Program Team

Michelle Iandiorio, MD
Medical Director
Medical Director – Truman Health Services and NM AETC

Shanna Diaz, DO
Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine
University of New Mexico

Renee-Claude Mercier, PharmD, PhC, BCPS-ID, FCCP
Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine, Regent’s Professor College of Pharmacy
University of New Mexico

Carly Floyd, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Director
Southwest CARE Center


Karla Thornton, MD, MPH
Sr. Associate Director, Project ECHO
Professor, UNM Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases

Paulina Deming, PharmD, PhC
Assistant Director of HCV Programs
College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico

Tracy Jungwirth, MA
ECHO Institute, HIV Program Manager
NM AETC, Director

Amanda Dezan, BA
ECHO Institute, Operations Specialist, HIV/TB/IHS Programs
NM AETC, Program Coordinator

Rory Lockwood
ECHO Institute, Program Coordinator