Bob Leahy - HIV & Aging

March 21, 2017

This Sunday March 26th at 2pm EST Robert and Aaron  will be speaking with long term survivor Bob Leahy.  Bob is an award-winning blogger who first made his social media mark a decade ago on LiveJournal.com .. He was a featured blogger on Ontario’s HIVStigma.com campaign,  He joined PositiveLite.com at its inception in 2009 and became it's Editor a year later.

 

Born in the UK, Bob’s background is in corporate banking, which he gladly left in 1994, after being diagnosed with HIV the previous year.  He has chaired the board of PARN (Peterborough AIDS Resource Network) and has been an executive board member of both the Ontario HIV Treatment Network  (OHTN) and the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS).  He was inducted in to the Ontario AIDS Network’s Honour Roll in 2005.  Bob is currently a member of Ontario’s GMSH (Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance). He also writes for TheBody.com.

 

In 2012, Bob was honored with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for his work and commitment to HIV/AIDS in Canada.

 

Most recently he has been the lead organizer for the U = U campaign in Canada but he has a particular interest in HIV and Aging and the issues of long term survivors.

 

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