Jonathan Mermin M.D., M.P.H., RADM and Assistant Surgeon General, USPHS, Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • In Appreciation of Dr. Ron Valdiserri’s 27 Years of Federal Service
    02-11-2016At the end of 2015, we bid farewell to Dr. Ron Valdiserri, who retired from an exemplary career in Federal service. Over many years, Ron played key roles in th.…
  • CDC Syringe Services Programs Statement
    12-21-2015Congress has given states and local communities, under limited circumstances, the opportunity to use federal funds to support certain components of syringe serv…
  • PrEP: From Agreement to Action
    12-21-2015The science has spoken There can now be no excuse for inaction. At last week s National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta, many participants were...
  • PrEP: A Powerful Prevention Tool
    11-25-2015Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2015 HIV Vital Signs focusing on preexposure prophyl...
  • HIV and Aging
    09-18-2015Editor's Note: Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. Following is a blog by Dr. Jono Mermin, Centers for Disease Control, and Dr. Sean Cahill, Fe.…
  • CDC Observes National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day
    04-09-2015Dear Colleague,April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). It is the first awareness day to recognize the...
  • Progress on HIV among African Americans, Still a Long Way to Go
    02-05-2015February 7 marks the 15th year of the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observance. This day is a call to action for commu...
  • HIV Care Continuum: Controlling the Virus is Key
    11-25-2014Today, CDC released a new Vital Signs Report on HIV. The data support the call-to-action to increase the number of people living...
  • A Prescription for Ending the HIV Epidemic
    09-29-2014Antiretroviral treatment can enable HIV-infected Americans to avoid the debilitating illnesses and premature death once nearly inescapable for people with the..…
  • Hepatitis C Virus: 25 Years of Progress
    06-13-2014Editor s note: We encourage our readers to watch the informative sessions described in Dr. Mermin s post below.Twenty-five ye...