Still Here: Fighting HIV/AIDS in The Bronx
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

This panel brings together a group of medical researchers whose pioneering work on HIV/AIDS in the Bronx has helped improve the health of marginalized and under-served populations in the US and around the world.


Moderated by Shanti Avirgan, documentary filmmaker and researcher


Featuring panelists:

Karen Beckerman, Director of High-Risk Obstertics at Bronx-Lebanon
Hospital Center

Tess Timoney, Director of Women’s HIV Services at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

Isaac Dapkins, Medical Director of Ambulatory Care at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Jerry Friedland, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) at the Yale School of Medicine

Luis Freddy Molano, M.D., VP of Infectious Diseases and LGTBQ Programs and Services at Community Healthcare Network


Free admission and cash bar

Location: 2nd floor North Wing

Organized with the Art AIDS America Advisory Committee

Education and Community Engagement Programs are generously supported by the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Arcus Foundation, and May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation. Public Programs are made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. Senior Programs are generously supported by The Malka Fund and City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson.

Deborah Kass, Still Here, 2007, 45 x 63 inches, oil and acrylic on canvas

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