15-23 Segment 2: HIV from the beginning


Synopsis: When AIDS first became widespread in the 1980’s, it was a death sentence. A doctor who has spent her entire career on the front lines of HIV recounts the gloom and desperation of the early days and the transition of HIV into a treatable chronic disease.

Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Susan Ball, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Assistant Director, Birnbaum Unite, Center for Special Studies, New York Presbyterian Hospital and author, Voices In the Band: A Doctor, Her Patients, and How the Outlook on AIDS Care Changed From Doomed to Hopeful

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