MAY-20-13 Dr. Ronald Valdiserri writes to recognize the second anniversary of Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis and to share an important announcement from Dr. Howard Koh about plans to update and renew the existing plan through 2014-2016.
MAY-16-13 Dr. Howard Koh, the Assistant Secretary for Health, announced on May 16 that the partner agencies are committed and dedicated to renewing the Action Plan for another three years and are currently working on their vision and priorities for 2014-2016.
|David Evans joins Forum EC as ATAC Representative|
JAN-23-12 Director of Research Advocacy at Project Inform joins the Forum's Executive Committee. To learn more about David Evans, click here.
David Evans has been an HIV treatment advocate and educator since 1991, and is currently the Director of Research Advocacy for Project Inform, a non-profit HIV and viral hepatitis community-based information and advocacy organization. He co-developed on of the first HIV treatment educators certification programs in the United States in the mid-1990s, and has provided regular input to academic and industry researchers on HIV and hepatitis C clinical trial design. In addition to HIV and hepatitis treatment development, he is also focused on biomedical prevention for HIV, research and program development to improve linkage to and retention in health care for HIV-positive individuals and on advocate efforts to expand the workforce capacity of hepatitis C health care providers.