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.

Wendy S. Armstrong, MD, FIDSA, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Vice Chair of Education and Integration, and Chair of the Training Program Directors Committee of the Infectious Disease Society of America

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

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

Joseph Sonnabend, MD (HIV Treatment and Prevention Research)

David Alain Wohl, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina (UNC); Co-Director, North Carolina AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC); Co-Director of HIV Services, North Carolina Department of Corrections


Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Drug Policy Alliance

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Ford Foundation

Fund for the City of New York




Brian McCarthy Foundation

RYL Charitable Fund