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Celebrating the Invaluable Knowledge and Expertise of ID Specialist Pharm.D.'s Img

Celebrating the Invaluable Knowledge and Expertise of ID Specialist Pharm.D.'s

"Since expression of gratitude makes you happier ... and whining does the reverse, I've decided to turn what was going to be a typical rant about dealing with insurance companies into an expression of thanks to a remarkable group of professionals."...

Getting Real on Smoking and HIV Prevention Img

Getting Real on Smoking and HIV Prevention

Lilianna Angel Reyes writes about what works and doesn't work for helping people to quit smoking, while drawing lessons from the HIV prevention world.

Thai HIV Advocates Drop the PrEP Ball Img

Thai HIV Advocates Drop the PrEP Ball

A long-time advocate for community engagement in HIV research in Thailand argues in favor of PrEP in Thailand.

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention Img

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention

"The line between government interests and community interests is completely fuzzy in the HIV universe," says Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H.

Communities Affected by HIV Must Have a Voice in Clinical Research Img

Communities Affected by HIV Must Have a Voice in Clinical Research

"Look for women mentors and make use of the spaces we have created for you," says Morenike Ukpong-Folayan.

Women and PrEP: 5 Important Facts Img

Women and PrEP: 5 Important Facts

HIV impacts women differently, and women need innovative HIV prevention methods.

Improving Outcomes With ID Consultation: Three More Papers for the Collection Img

Improving Outcomes With ID Consultation: Three More Papers for the Collection

A colleague of Paul Sax, M.D., once posed the question, "Why do ID specialists even exist?" Saying, "There is nothing we do that other doctors couldn't also do, provided they had the motivation."

Really Rapid Review -- CROI 2017, Seattle Img

Really Rapid Review -- CROI 2017, Seattle

Paul Sax, M.D., provides a quick rundown of what he considers the most interesting studies presented at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Paul Sax, M.D.

Top HIV Researcher Hails a Resurgent Antiretroviral Pipeline

Paul Sax, M.D., discusses the clinical importance of new drugs in development highlighted at CROI 2017 -- and about what else is on the near horizon when it comes to antiretroviral therapies for HIV.

What a Chemsex Clinic in Paris Taught Me About Saving Drug Users' Lives Img

What a Chemsex Clinic in Paris Taught Me About Saving Drug Users' Lives

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. admits he was a bit shocked by seeing rainbow-colored syringe packs, but asks, "Can we really afford not to utilize every tool we have to prevent HIV and HCV?"