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CDC Names Harold W. Jaffe, MD, Director, National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention

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Harold W. Jaffe, MD

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently announced that Harold W. Jaffe, MD, a nationally and internationally respected human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) expert, has been named director of the National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention (NCHSTP). In his capacity as director, Dr. Jaffe will address a broad range of concerns related to the prevention of HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis. A commissioned officer in the US Public Health Service, Dr. Jaffe was promoted to the rank of assistant surgeon general in 1998.

As a result of the growth in the HIV/AIDS …

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