In member updates, Humberto Cruz announced that he will be retiring in
April. Dan O’Connell will be acting as Director of the New York State
AIDS Institute after Humberto retires. In addition, Ralph Wilmoth
announced that he will be leaving Kansas to become the STD/HIV Section
Chief with the Arkansas Department of Health, beginning in April. Brenda
Walker, Director of the Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention, will
be the acting director of the HIV/AIDS Section in Kansas.
In staff news, Francisco Ruiz is leaving NASTAD on April 2 to become
Lead Public Health Analyst (Policy/Partnership) with the Prevention
Communications Branch within the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP)
at CDC, where he will provide leadership and direction for partnerships
initiatives to advance the mission of DHAP/CDC.
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