Rochester AIDS History Chapter 20

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC November Issue 2016 The Long Road To Wellness Once Michael Gottlieb in 1981 identified the virus which would be called gay cancer, grid, gay compromise syndrome, HIV and finally AIDS, it took the government, the

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 19

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC October Issue 2016 AIDs Research and Treatment Research and treatment of a disease ultimately begin with its identification.  The next task is to determine cause and then how it is transmitted.  Once these are determined,

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 17

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC August Issue 2016 This month Shoulders to Stand On will look at the impact of AIDS on students in American schools beginning with perhaps the most well known and publicized story of one such individual

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 15

Shoulders To Stand On                                                               EC June Issue 2016   AIDS in Minority Communities   This month Shoulders To Stand On will begin looking at AIDS in Minority Communities.  AIDS does not discriminate.  In 1981, when Dr. Michael Gottlieb and his

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 14

Shoulders To Stand On                                                               EC May Issue 2016 Last month we looked at ACT-UP.  This organization was on the front lines working the pharmaceutical companies , federal, state and local governments and health departments to provide resources to fight AIDS.

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 9

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                            EC November Issue  2015 A Community’s Response To AIDS – Early Rochester Community AIDS Education With the identification of AIDs in June, 1981 by Dr. Michael Gottlieb, U of R Medical Center trained physician, the CDC

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 8

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                                EC October Issue  2015 A Community’s Response To AIDS – Center for Disease Control Early Response Recognition of the emerging epidemic was gradual in NYS, as elsewhere.  After the Centers for Disease Control declared that the

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 7

Shoulders to Stand On                                                                            EC September Issue  2015 A Community’s Response To AIDS – AIDS Rochester, Inc. (cont’d) AIDS Rochester was formed in 1982 to respond to community needs regarding AIDS.  In 1983, Jackie Nudd became President of AIDS Rochester.