Contributors

Paul Djuricich, R.Ph., Pharm.D.

Paul Djuricich was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois. He attended Loyola University, Chicago and earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. Immediately afterward, he proceeded on to Purdue University, where he earned his doctorate in pharmacy (Pharm.D.). Right after graduation, Paul went to work for Osco Pharmacy, where he was involved in the diabetes care program and immunizations. He also served as preceptor for Purdue University School of Pharmacy students who were in their last year of rotations. After a few years there, he was recruited for the position of Pharmacist in Charge at Bioscrip Pharmacy (formerly StatScript). Paul is thrilled to work in an environment that is vastly different than the traditional retail pharmacy setting. Throughout his time there, he has felt that he’s been able to help several patients through tough times. Recently, Paul has become active with TPAN by providing presentations and talking to groups about their HIV treatment. In his spare time, Paul enjoys torturing himself with marathons and triathlons.

Morris Jackson

Since 1986, Morris Jackson has found a home within the HIV/AIDS community whether in New York, South Carolina or California as an activist, advocate, case manager, clinical case manager, and/or treatment educator. Morris presently serves as a community member on the DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents and is a member of the AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition (ATAC) Drug Development Committee and the ATAC Board of Directors. Morris is currently employed as a case manger with AIDS Project Los Angeles and will celebrate the 20th anniversary of his HIV diagnosis in April 2009.

Frank M. Graziano, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Frank M. Graziano is Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC), Madison, Wisconsin. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology) from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He did his Internal Medicine residency at the UWHC and Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology and Rheumatology at Yale University School of Medicine. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Diagnostic Immunology and HIV Medicine. He has been a member of the Department of Medicine Sections of Rheumatology and Allergy and Immunology for the past 30 years. He is past Chair of the Section of Rheumatology and Current Director of the UWHC HIV Clinic. He has been treating HIV disease at the UWHC for the past 25 years.
Dr. Graziano has basic research interests in allergic inflammation of the airway and, most recently, the eye. He has been NIH funded for this research for the past 28 years. He is past Director of the University of Wisconsin Clinical Research K30 Award and the Clinical Research Scholar Award. His clinical research interests have centered on the treatment of HIV disease. For the past five years he has been collaborating with the Joint Clinical Research Centre of Uganda in their TREAT initiative. This initiative brings structure to the use of antiretroviral therapy in districts and villages where many are infected with HIV, but the choices for therapy are few.

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