This post was written by Jeffrey S. Crowley, Distinguished Scholar and Program Director, NationalHIV/AIDS Initiative at the O’Neill Institute. Questions may be directed to Jeffrey.email@example.com.
This is an exciting and dynamic time in responding to the HIV epidemic. The United States continues to face a very serious epidemic, with 1.1 million Americans living with HIV and roughly 50,000 people who become newly inflected each year, yet recent developments have led many to conclude that we now have the tools to greatly reduce the scope of the epidemic. Leading policymakers have even begun talking about working toward an AIDS-free generation.