World AIDS Day 2019

World AIDS Day 2019 - December 2, 2019

On December 2, 2019, people from across NIH and the community gathered at Lipsett Amphitheater on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD, for the OAR-sponsored World AIDS Day Symposium Community and NIH: In Partnership to End the HIV Epidemic. Speakers representing many of the communities touched by HIV discussed how they—and the NIH—can work together to eradicate the disease. NIH Director Francis Collins and Jeanne White-Ginder (mother of Ryan White) joined us during this important event.

The video from World AIDS Day 2019 is now available and can be viewed here.

Speakers and moderators for World AIDS Day 2019 included:

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health

Jeanne White-Ginder
Mother of Ryan White and Ambassador for the National Hemophilia Foundation

Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
Associate Director for AIDS Research and Director, Office of AIDS Research, NIH

Timothy H. Holtz, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Director, Office of AIDS Research, NIH

Cornelius Baker
Special Advisor and PEPFAR Liaison, Office of AIDS Research, NIH, U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Research (PEPFAR)

Guillermo Chacón
President, Latino Commission on AIDS

Abby R. Charles, M.P.H.
Senior Program Manager, Institute for Public Health Innovation

Daniel Driffin, M.P.H.
Co-Founder, THRIVE SS

June Gipson, Ph.D., Ed.S.
President/CEO, My Brother’s Keeper

Rev. Debra Hickman, M.Div.
Co-founder, Sisters Together and Reaching, Inc. (STAR)

Consuella López
Director of Operations, Casa Ruby

Marissa Miller
Senior Strategy Director, National Trans Visibility March on DC

Pernessa C. Seele, D.L.H.
Founder and CEO, Balm in Gliead, Inc.

Mitchell Warren
Executive Director, AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC)

To learn more about NIH’s observance of World AIDS Day 2018, click here.

This page last reviewed on December 27, 2019