AIDS Researcher and Champion Anthony Fauci a 2018 Honorary Degree Recipient

Long-serving NIAID director, known for science and communication skills BU will confer on Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a Doctor of Science—his 44th honorary degree. Photo courtesy of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

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New Concerns about Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers

SPH study: high percentage at increased risk of illness and death A recent SPH study has found that a growing number of children born to HIV-infected mothers who were not themselves infected, are at a higher risk for developing illnesses and dying. Photo by Lindsay Mgbor/United Kingdom Department for International Development. The last 15 years […]

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National AIDS Policy Director Urges Collaboration on HIV/AIDS

SSW alum keynote speaker at addiction conference in Boston Douglas Brooks (SSW’99) encouraged attendees at last week’s Addiction Health Services Research Conference, sponsored by Boston University, to think of new ways to identify, screen, and attain care for people living with HIV. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Lena Lundgren felt like a “proud mama,” she said […]

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SSW Alum Spearheads National AIDS Policy Office

Douglas Brooks leads White House efforts to combat HIV/AIDS Douglas Brooks knows firsthand the suffering caused by AIDS. During the 1980s and ’90s, he endured a personal tidal wave of loss as dozens of people he knew succumbed to AIDS. A clinical social worker, Brooks has devoted his career to serving people living with, and […]

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