Tag: #HIV

What Ryan White’s Legacy Means for HIV Care

Ryan White (1971-1990) became the national poster child for HIV/AIDS after he was expelled from middle school because of his HIV infection.  He was diagnosed with AIDS after receiving a contaminated blood transfusion at the age of 13.  His legal battles with the school system made him a national celebrity and spokesman for AIDS research and […]

December 5, 2017

UNMC Specialty Care Clinic welcomes you, from the moment you enter!

The University of Nebraska Medical Center Specialty Care Clinic (SCC) provides comprehensive care of persons living with HIV, at all stages of the disease, as well as specialty Transgender clinics. The team is composed of Physicians, Pharmacists & Pharmacy Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Workers & Case Managers, Medical Assistants, Front Desk Assistants, Patient Resource […]

December 4, 2017

December 1 is World AIDS Day – A Physician’s Opportunity to Reflect on the Journey of HIV Through the Years

World AIDS Day represents an opportunity for reflection – how far we’ve come since the beginning of the epidemic with unprecedented advances in treatment, and also reflection about the early days of fear and confusion. I have a vivid memory of the first patient I took care of with HIV infection. It was 1986 and […]

December 1, 2017