Erika Aaron, MSN, CRNP

Erika Aaron is an assistant professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia and has and has been providing care to persons with HIV/AIDS since 1989. Her focus has been providing primary care for women with HIV, including administering a Title X funded family planning clinic, which has been integrated into an HIV clinic, and oversees an prenatal clinic for HIV-positive pregnant women. Ms. Aaron initiated rapid HIV testing programs in a hospital delivery room, emergency room, and outpatient ob/gyn/family planning clinic as well as in outpatient medical clinics associated with an urban medical center in Philadelphia. Ms Aaron testified at the FDA hearing on pre-exposure prophylaxis and has lecture widely on the use of PrEP for women.

Ms. Aaron is a member of the United States Public Health Service Task Force Perinatal HIV Guidelines Working Group. She has lectured and published extensively on care women who are HIV+. She earned her Master's Degree in Nursing and is an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

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