executive officer of New York City's Gay Men's Health Crisis
has been appointed to the state's AIDS Advisory
Council. Marjorie Hill will join the 24-year-old
board, which is responsible for advising the state's
commissioner of health and making recommendations for
"I am excited to
have this opportunity to help shape HIV/AIDS public
policy in the state of New York," Hill said in a statement
Thursday. "New York remains the epicenter of the
epidemic. The New York State AIDS Advisory Council's
critical role in developing policy has the ability to
influence the nation."
board is made up of leaders in education and medicine,
representatives of nonprofit organizations, and local
advocates. (The Advocate)
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