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About Gail Barouh

As President of The Long Island Association of AIDS Care, Inc., Dr. Gail Barouh, took the company from its original staff of four to a largely successful non-profit organization that provides aid and support to Long Islanders infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Dr. Barouh held this position since the company as founded in 1987 until her recent retirement in June 2017. LIAAC’s core mission is HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Dr. Barouh started the first HIV/AIDS…

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Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) Recognizes National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week takes place annually, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. This year the event takes place May 13 – 19. The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are: to involve communities in raising awareness of behavioral health issues and in implementing prevention strategies; to foster partnerships and collaboration with federal agencies and national organizations dedicated to behavioral and public health; and to promote and disseminate quality…

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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. Names its New Chief Executive Officer

Since its founding in 1986, LIAAC has been a staple in the Long Island community. On June 30th, after over 30 years of service to the community of Long Island, Dr. Gail Barouh, PhD retired as the CEO of the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. After Dr. Barouh’s retirement, the LIAAC Board of Directors asked, the Board Chair, John Haigney, to take on the position of interim CEO, to help the agency as…

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Fifth Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day

July 25, 2017 marks the Fifth Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), lead by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) and the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (COPE). It is a day dedicated to promoting Hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment, and Linkage to Care in our African American communities, and other at-risk people that are disproportionately affected by the virus. According to the New York State Department of Health’s…

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A Message from the Board

On June 30th, Gail Barouh retired as CEO of LIAAC. The Board of Directors of LIAAC thanks Gail for over 30 years of service to the community of Long Island and wishes her a fulfilling and happy retirement. But we also have to express our sadness because part of the essential heart of LIAAC leaves with her. It’s hard to imagine LIAAC without Gail’s presence. For over 30 years she has been the animating spirit…

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