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Allison Glaser, M.D.

New York City's Hotline for HIV Exposure a Success, Study Finds

A dial-in hotline program in New York City has helped qualified patients access post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) at their local pharmacies, raising the possibility that remote screening methods could be an important way to bolster PEP use.

Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care Img

Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care

Amid growing concerns about federal government commitments to the HIV response, the New York City Department of Health is expanding the city's sexual health clinics as hubs of HIV prevention, care and treatment.

New York Reports Fewer HIV Diagnoses in 2015; Target to Reduce New Infections by 75% by 2020 Img

New York Reports Fewer HIV Diagnoses in 2015; Target to Reduce New Infections by 75% by 2020

New data released for New York show that this major city with high HIV prevalence is steadily reducing the number of new infections.

Young and Healthy, But Not Virally Suppressed Img

Young and Healthy, But Not Virally Suppressed

Data from 2006 to 2013 in New York City show rising rates of linkage to care and viral suppression. But those who were aged 18-24, healthy or both had lower rates.

Comprehensive HIV Care Coordination Program Improves Viral Suppression Rates Img

Comprehensive HIV Care Coordination Program Improves Viral Suppression Rates

Care engagement and viral load suppression significantly improved after enrollment in an urban comprehensive HIV care coordination program.

Why NYC's New HIV/AIDS Chief Took the Job -- And What He Plans to Do With It Img

Why NYC's New HIV/AIDS Chief Took the Job -- And What He Plans to Do With It

As someone who "moves from theory to action fairly quickly," Daskalakis pledges to align resources with data, toward the goal of controlling HIV/AIDS without regard to a treatment or prevention silo.

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Health Department Expands Vaccination Recommendations for Men at Greatest Risk for Contracting Meningitis

The Health Department issued new recommendations today for vaccinating against invasive meningococcal disease -- commonly known as meningitis -- after an increase in cases. Vaccinations are now advised for men, regardless of HIV status, who have had ...

10 AIDS Activists Kicked to the Curb and Arrested at ACT UP Anniversary Img

10 AIDS Activists Kicked to the Curb and Arrested at ACT UP Anniversary

Ten AIDS activists were arrested near City Hall in Manhattan on April 25 during a demonstration against the HIV/AIDS-related policies of New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar.

Housing Works' Charles King on ACT UP's 25th Anniversary and the Future of HIV/AIDS Activism Img

Housing Works' Charles King on ACT UP's 25th Anniversary and the Future of HIV/AIDS Activism

This spring, the venerated HIV/AIDS activist organization ACT UP turns the big 2-5. We spoke with prominent activist Charles King about the organization's biggest achievements, the split between the LGBT and the HIV/AIDS movements, and the future of...

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HRA Commish Doar to Force HASA Dependents to Work

Rather than overtly state his overall plan for drastically cutting the HASA caseload, it seems that HRA Commissioner Robert Doar prefers to slip major HASA policy changes out in news stories piece by piece. They're often covered up by other verbiage ...