What starts as a story of death and ignorance becomes a chronicle of discovery and success. To mark its 25th anniversary, the Harvard AIDS Initiative created a short video outlining major accomplishments and the work that remains to be done.
A just-released short video marks the 25th anniversary of the Harvard AIDS Initiative, recapping accomplishments and outlining work that remains to be done. Fast-paced and featuring interviews with Max Essex, Harvey Fineberg, Deeda Blair, and others.
Sir Elton John received HAI’s Leadership Award on October 15th. The award is presented to individuals who have exhibited extraordinary vision, leadership, and courage in the worldwide struggle against AIDS. Past recipients include tennis star Arthur Ashe, Diana, Princess of Wales, President Festus Mogae of Botswana, and President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria. Continue reading
Though most of their work is done quietly behind the scenes, Deeda Blair and Maurice Tempelsman have contributed immensely to the growth and success of the Harvard AIDS Initiative (HAI). To publicly recognize their work, Julio Frenk, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), presented them both with the Eighth Annual Volunteer Leadership Award at a ceremony on October 20th. Continue reading
By Martha Henry
Maybe it all started with Deeda Blair, an early (and constant) supporter of the Harvard AIDS Institute. She introduced Max Essex, Chair of HAI, to Maurice Tempelsman in the 1980s.