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Why I Started Supporting PrEP: A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H. Img
Men Who Have Sex With Men

Why I Started Supporting PrEP: A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H.

Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H, describes how her interaction with a newly diagnosed person living with HIV led to a reversal of opinion on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Enough With the HIV Treatment Cascade Research, Let's Do Something About It Already: A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H. Img

Enough With the HIV Treatment Cascade Research, Let's Do Something About It Already: A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H.

"I am a stalwart champion and advocate for research," writes Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H. "Research has its place, just not in this area."

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Pivoting to End the Epidemic: Can We Do It?

Are major HIV/AIDS meetings worth the amount of time and money put into them? "I wondered about ... whether or not these resources should instead be utilized to implement structural interventions that present barriers to prevention, testing, treatmen...

I Am Tired of Watching Them Cry: Facing the Emotional Burden of HIV Stigma -- A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H. Img
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I Am Tired of Watching Them Cry: Facing the Emotional Burden of HIV Stigma -- A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H.

HIV physician Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H., has all too often watched her patients break down into tears when she asks them who else knows about their status. "They are crying because whether they have been infected with HIV for one year or 20, the...

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Addressing the Gaping Hole in HIV Prevention: A Plea for Public Health Action -- A Blog Entry by Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D., M.P.H.

The CDC has yet again released a report highlighting the growing HIV disparity in young, black men who have sex with men (MSM). Over a decade ago, similar attention was called to what then appeared to be a public health blemish in this population. Be...