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Author Archives: Emily Newman

San Francisco Elected Official Scott Wiener Publicly Explains Decision to Take PrEP

San Francisco Elected Official Scott Wiener Publicly Explains Decision to Take PrEP

, by Emily Newman

Scott Wiener, a San Francisco Board of Supervisors member, "Comes out of the PrEP Closet" to share his experience taking an HIV-prevention drug. Read More

Unique Health Care Challenges for Older Adults with HIV

Unique Health Care Challenges for Older Adults with HIV

, by Emily Newman

Curious about the health concerns older adults with HIV may encounter? Dr. Meredith Greene shares what older adults with HIV might be at risk for—and what’s being done to help. Read More

What choices lie ahead in the fight against HIV?

What choices lie ahead in the fight against HIV?

, by Emily Newman

UCSF’s Diane Havlir examines the global health choices we face in the coming years and explores prospects and priorities for getting to zero new HIV infections. Read More

Fungus Linked to Opportunistic Infections Identified on Trees in Los Angeles Area

Fungus Linked to Opportunistic Infections Identified on Trees in Los Angeles Area

, by Emily Newman

The environmental source of the Cryptococcus gattii fungus, which has been causing meningitis in California since the 1980s, was identified during sampling taken for a 13-year old girl’s science fair project.
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