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A Courageous Story of Nurses and Caregivers

Friday, May 7, 2021
6 p.m. CST

Free and Open to the Public: In-person at the UHCL Bayou Theater and the UHCL Pearland Lecture Hall, or online via Zoom.

On-campus parking is free. Parking is available at UH-Clear Lake in Visitor's Lot R and Student Lot D. Parking is also available at UHCL Pearland. 

Join us for a special screening of the award-winning documentary 5B, the inspirational story of the courageous nurses and caregivers who took extraordinary steps to provide unprecedented care for patients of the first AIDS ward in the United States at San Francisco General Hospital.

5B is told through first-person testimony of the nurses and caregivers who built Ward 5B in 1983, their patients, loved ones, and staff who volunteered to create care practices based in humanity and holistic well-being during a time of great uncertainty.

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Panel Discussion

Following the 90-minute film screening, Robert Manning, retired Clinic Nurse Case Manager and Treasurer for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) – Gulf Coast will moderate an informative and inspiring panel discussion comprised of a diverse selection of healthcare and academic experts.



6:00 p.m.: Welcome and introduction
6:30 p.m.: Film screening
8:00 p.m.: Live panel discussion with Q&A

Continuing Education Available
Continuing education will be offered to all guests who indicate an interest on the Zoom event registration form. Guests seeking CEUs, please look out for a separate e-mail within 24 hours after the event with further instructions.

Nursing contact hours will be provided. The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


  • Dr. Joseph Gathe, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist and Internist
  • Dr. Roberta Leal, Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Houston-Clear Lake 
  • Alison Moed, MSN, RN, Clinician and the first Nurse Manager of the 5B unit
  • Dr. Zishan A Samiuddin, MD, Psychiatry Specialist, Legacy Community Health
  • Dr. Dawit Woldu, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Houston-Clear Lake 


Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)

Johnson & Johnson

UHCL Nursing Program

UHCL Office of Strategic Partnerships



Event Registration

Alexis Nwagui
Program Manager, Strategic Partnerships, or 281-283-2071

UHCL Nursing Program

Dr. Karen Alexander
Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nursing or 281-212-1627


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