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World AIDS Day 2022: Progress and Promise in HIV Research

World AIDS Day 2022 Virtual Event, December 1, 2022, 1pm - 2:30pm ETJoin federal leaders, distinguished guests, and the broader HIV research community for a live, virtual discussion on “Progress and Promise in HIV Research” as the NIH marks World AIDS Day 2022.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

1–2:30 p.m. ET

Watch the archived recording on NIH VideoCast

Read the NIH Statement on World AIDS Day (Joint Statement by Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Maureen M. Goodenow)


 Speakers at World AIDS Day 2022 Virtual Event

Opening Remarks

Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
Associate Director for AIDS Research and
Director, Office of AIDS Research
National Institutes of Health

Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Co-Founder & Co-Chair, Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus

Harold Phillips, MRP
Director, Office of National AIDS Policy
Domestic Policy Council
Executive Office of the President

Rachel L. Levine, M.D.
Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service
Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Panel Discussion and Public Q&A


Sally L. Hodder, M.D.
Associate Vice President for Clinical & Translational Science/Director
West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute


Jonathan S. Appelbaum, M.D.
Laurie L. Dozier Jr., M.D., Education Director and Professor of Internal Medicine
Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences
Florida State University College of Medicine

Amanda M. Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Sandra McCoy, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Division of Epidemiology
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley

Carlos E. Rodriguez-Diaz, Ph.D., M.P.H., MCHES
Associate Professor, Vice-Chair, Department of Prevention and Community Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University

Dafina Ward, J.D.
Executive Director
Southern AIDS Coalition

Closing Remarks and Tribute

RDML Timothy H. Holtz, M.D., M.P.H., FACP, FACPM
Deputy Director
Office of AIDS Research
National Institutes of Health

Speaker Biographies

Participant Biographies


The public is invited to send questions for the panel before and during the event by emailing the NIH Office of AIDS Research at

This page last reviewed on May 12, 2023