The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Rural Center for AIDS/STD prevention will be hosting the Ryan White & William L. Yarber Lecture and Awarding Of The Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award, a part of the Public Health Lecture Series.
Sandra L. Thurman, M.A. will receive the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award and discuss the challenges still to be overcome, including the stigma and discrimination faced by Ryan White in the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic in her talk, “The Legacy of AIDS: Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities for Change.”
Thurman serves as the Chief Strategy Officer in the United States Department of State’s Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Global Health Diplomacy. In this role, she coordinates all of the U.S. government’s global HIV/AIDS activities to achieve an AIDS-free generation, ensuring transparency, accountability, and impact.
Special guest Jeanne White Ginder, mother of Ryan White, will present the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award
This event is free and open to the public.
Smart casual dress is recommended. Register online by November 27 at go.iu.edu/1JSH.
December 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner provided and reception to follow
in the Indiana Memorial Union Tudor Room