Miguel Gomez

Director,, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Vaginal Ring & PrEP Updates from CROI with NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach (Video)


New scientific findings to inform HIV prevention efforts were among the key highlights shared at CROI yesterday, according to Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). After another day full of presentations on the latest in HIV science at the 2016 Conference on…

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Shares Highlights from Start of CROI 2016 (Video)


After the first full day of sessions at the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston yesterday, February 23, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), to get his take on some of the key highlights of…

Are you doing enough with mobile technologies ?


This week, an estimated 100,000 people will gather at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to discuss the current and future state of the mobile industry. As they gather to review today’s trends, this an excellent time to ask yourself “am I doing enough with mobile technology?” At, about 62% of our website…

Scientific Advances in HIV and HCV To Be Examined Next Week at CROI 2016


The 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) takes place next week in Boston, and will be there. This annual scientific meeting brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related…

Digital Tools: Supporting the White House’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy ~ Example from the Corporate Sector

Miguel Gomez

As has been observed often, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020, is a national plan, not just a federal one. Active participation from stakeholders across all sectors of society is needed to put the Strategy into action and end the HIV epidemic. Illustrating how members of the corporate sector are contributing to implementing the…

Ambassador Birx: World AIDS Day Message and More

Deborah Birx, MD, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

In preparation for World AIDS Day 2015, spoke with Ambassador-at-Large Deborah L. Birx, M.D., the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. She talked about the importance of World AIDS Day and the factors that could enable the U.S. and its PEPFAR partners to reduce the number of new…

USCA 2015 Concludes in DC


The 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) wrapped up over the weekend in Washington, DC. Among the many highlights were the following: ONAP Listening Session on Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) hosted a listening session on Friday, September 11, to hear ideas about the updated National HIV/AIDS…

Spotlight on the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy at USCA 2015


The National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 was in the spotlight during a plenary session of the 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS in Washington, DC, yesterday (September 10, 2015). The annual conference, sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council , has assembled nearly 3,000 participants from across the country in Washington, DC. ONAP Director Brooks Issues…