Issue Specialists

Issue specialists are individuals with recognized expertise in particular areas of HIV-related law, policy, health care or research who assist The Center for HIV Law and Policy with review of draft publications, policy recommendations, and HIV Policy Resource Bank materials.

H. Aaron Aronow, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (HIV & Mental Health)

Paul Bellman, MD (HIV Clinical Care)

Jeffrey Birnbaum, MD, MPH, Director, HEAT (Health and Education Alternatives for Teens) Program, SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Adolescent HIV Care)

Gulielma Leonard Fager, MPH, University of Texas (Sexual Health Education)

Leslie Kline-Capelle, Social Security Administration (Social Security)

Tom McCormack, Title II Community AIDS National Network (Medicare/ Medicaid)

Joseph Sonnabend, MD (HIV Treatment and Prevention Research)

Foundations/ Corporate

Arcus Foundation

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Callidon Group

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Ford Foundation

Fund for the City of New York

Gill Foundation

Jewish Communal Fund

Levi Strauss Foundation


John M. Lloyd Foundation


Brian McCarthy Foundation

Palette Fund

RYL Charitable Fund