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amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research CEO, Kevin Robert Frost, to present A Cure for AIDS in our Lifetime: Possible or Propaganda?

Dec 4, 2013 04:30PM to 06:00PM

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Kevin Robert Frost, chief executive officer, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Kevin Robert Frost, chief executive officer at amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will present a public talk at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall. Frost joined amfAR in September 1994 and has served as the chief executive officer since March 2007. Beginning in 1998, Frost began working extensively in Asia, where he facilitated the development of TREAT Asia (Therapeutics Research, Education, and AIDS Training in Asia). The network of more than 50 hospitals, community clinics, NGOs, and healthcare facilities works together with civil society in 17 countries to build the capacity necessary for scaling up treatment efforts in the region. Frost also served as a member of the international advisory committee for the XIV International AIDS Conference in Barcelona, Spain, and was a member of the scientific committee for the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Canada, in August 2006.