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Editor-in-Chief and Publisher: Liz Highleyman
Technical Consultant and Associate Publisher: Jan Brittenson
Contributing Writers: Paul Dalton, Gregory Fowler, Alan Guttirez, James Learned, Cyd Nova, Matt Sharp
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Liz Highleyman was named editor-in-chief of HIVandHepatitis.com in February 2011. She got involved with AIDS advocacy as a member of ACT UP/Boston in the late 1980s and has been a medical writer and editor specializing in HIV and viral hepatitis for more than 15 years. Liz has written for publications including Achieve(ACRIA), Aidsmap (NAM), GMHC Treatment Issues, HCV Advocate, POZ, Positively Aware, and The Well Project. She is a former editor of the Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS(BETA), published by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, and former health editor for Ask Jeeves (now Ask.com). She studied at Harvard School of Public Health and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
Ronald Baker founded HIVandHepatitis.com in 1999 and served as editor-in-chief and publisher for its first 12 years, and he has more than 20 years of experience in publishing, community education, and HIV treatment advocacy. He was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship for study at the University of Berlin and earned his PhD in German Language and Literature at Harvard University as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He is the founding director of Treatment Education and Advocacy at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and founding editor of the Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS(BETA).
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