Linda Beer, PhD, on Cost as a Barrier to ART Adherence
In this podcast, Linda Beer, PhD, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about her team's latest analysis of US surveillance data of adults with HIV infection that examined the financial barriers to antiretroviral therapy adherence.
Linda Beer, PhD, is an epidemiologist in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.
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