Liz Fowler and Owen Ryan Join Board of Directors at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Meghan Quinn: firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (202) 280-1657
Eliza Dryer: email@example.com or +1 (202) 280-1537
Owen Ryan is the Executive Director of the International AIDS Society (IAS), the world’s largest association of HIV professionals. Previously, he was Deputy Director for Public Policy at amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, a role in which he was responsible for policy and advocacy related to global health financing, new HIV technologies, and key populations. He recently completed his third term on the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. A former U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, he has worked extensively on HIV/AIDS programs in Malawi, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. His policy research has been published in The Lancet, Health Affairs, and other journals.
“We have seen tremendous improvements in fighting HIV, particularly among children, but creating an AIDS-free generation requires a daily commitment to this fight,” said Ryan. “I am honored to be a part of EGPAF’s ambitious and critical mission to cross that finish line.”
EGPAF is the global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/ AIDS and has reached more than 27 million pregnant women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. Founded in 1988, EGPAF today supports activities in 19 countries and over 5,000 sites to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to further advance innovative research; and to execute global advocacy activities that bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. For more information, visit www.pedaids.org.