WASHINGTON, DC - HealthHIV announces the addition of the following staff: Julio Fonseca as Workforce Training Manager; Shauna Cooper, MPH, as Capacity Building Manager; and Marissa Tonelli as Prevention and Policy Manager. The national HIV non-profit also announces the promotions of Michael Shankle, MPH, to Director of Prevention and Policy, and Nicholas Welch, MPH, to Director of Research and Evaluation.
On May 15th, HealthHIV Executive Director Brian Hujdich testified before an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to recommend approval of OraSure Technologies Inc.'s at-home HIV test. In oral testimony Hujdich urged the panel to approve the OraQuick In-Home HIV test for market. The expert panel approved the In-Home HIV test unanimously. The OraQuick test must next be approved by FDA regulators. If approved the test kit, which would sell for less than $60, will be available in drug stores and other retailers. Click here....
HealthHIV Annual Survey Of HIV & Primary Care Providers Identifies Concern Over Increased Demand And Decreased Funding
WASHINGTON, DC - HealthHIV announces the election of new leadership to its Board of Directors and the addition of three new board members. Michael Wong, MD, will serve as the non-profit's Board Chair and Donna Elaine Sweet, MD, MACP, AAHIVS, will serve as Vice-Chair. In addition, Robyn Watson, Ph.D., Director of the Public Health Division at the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation, will serve as Secretary, and Paul Moore, Budget Director of the Palm Beach County Health Department, as Treasurer.