The Hoya  |  February 19, 2016

Program Director of the National HIV/AIDS Initiative at Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Jeffrey S. Crowley said the study truly hits at the heart of the problem and comes at the right time to provide the necessary support for the population participating in the study.

“If we are to realize our goal and the vision for the country’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy in which all people living with HIV are well supported in systems of care that enable them to lead long and healthy lives, then we must glean lessons from the men of the MACS cohort that have been heroes of the HIV response for more than 30 years,” Crowley wrote in an email to The Hoya. “This study is being led by visionary leaders in the field and as we increasingly acknowledge the need to promote resiliency within the LGBT community as a primary strategy for reducing the impact of HIV on gay and bisexual men, it cannot come at a more opportune time.”

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