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New York City’s public health director named as new CDC head by Obama

It appears Thomas R. Friedan will be the next CDC head. Senate confirmation is not required for Friedan to assume the position of director. You may remember Friedan from his premature statements following the release of the African circumcision trials. … Continue reading

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Obama to retain gay global AIDS chief, reports Washington Blade

Dr. Mark Dybul will retain his position as Global AIDS Coordinator under the Obama administration. To quote the Blade, “The Global AIDS Coordinator is in charge of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, a multi-billion dollar program … Continue reading

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