Arthur J. Ammann

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Arthur J. Ammann, President, Global Strategies for HIV Prevention.

"Dr Arthur J. Ammann is President of Global Strategies for HIV Prevention and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. In 1982, Dr. Ammann described two of the three ways that HIV is transmitted, including the first cases of transmission of AIDS from mother to infant and the first blood transfusion AIDS patients. Among his many awards and honors, Dr. Ammann has received the United States Surgeon General Award for Research, the United States Public Health Service Fellowship Award, AmFAR World AIDS Day Recognition Award for contributions to pediatric HIV/AIDS, and Heroes in Medicine Award by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care. He is the past Director of the Pediatric Immunology and Clinical Research Center at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. In 1998, he founded Global Strategies for HIV Prevention to respond to the needs of HIV infected women and children globally." [1]

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  1. Who we are, Wild4life, accessed January 27, 2011.