Category: HIV-AIDS

OSU researcher receives recovery grant for national HIV/STD prevention work

An Oregon State University researcher has been awarded more than $2 million in grants to conduct HIV and STD-prevention research.

Peggy Dolcini, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health at OSU, has worked on HIV and STD-prevention research for more than 20 years.

President Barack Obama Takes Major Steps for People with HIV and AIDS

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, praised President Barack Obama today for taking two major steps on behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS. First, he signed into law a bill extending the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act, reauthorizing for another four years the critical programs that have helped provide care for more than half a million low-income people living with HIV and AIDS. Second, he announced the final regulation reversing our nation’s prohibition on HIV-positive people entering the country for travel or immigration.