Jeffrey S. Crowley

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In July 2010, the Obama Administration released a National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States to refocus national attention on responding to the domestic HIV epidemic. The goals of the strategy are to reduce HIV incidence; to increase access to care and optimize health outcomes among people living with HIV; and to reduce HIV-related disparities. The(More)
Numerous policy challenges continue to face the United States in the third decade of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, in both the health and foreign policy arenas. They include long-standing questions about care, treatment, prevention, and research, as well as new ones introduced by the changing nature of the epidemic itself and the need to balance demands for(More)
Twenty-five years ago when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)was enacted, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and AIDS were significant sources of anxiety and public concern. There was only one transiently effective treatment, and HIV was the third leading causeof death in theUnitedStates among adultsaged25to44yearsandthe leadingcauseofdeath(More)
The aims of this study were (1) to generate hypotheses to explain declines in HIV incidence in Massachusetts, North Carolina, San Francisco, and Seattle, and (2) based on lessons learned from these jurisdictions, to offer recommendations for implementation elsewhere. Through in-depth interviews, we identified policies and practices that stakeholders across(More)
After many years of effort by health advocates, Congress passed the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (called the MMA) in December 2003. The law updates the benefits provided to Medicare beneficiaries by adding coverage for prescription drugs beginning January 1, 2006. Prescription drugs play a central role in modern(More)
InGobeillevLibertyMutual InsuranceCompany, theUS Supreme Court imposed amajor barrier to states using data to reduce health care costs and improve quality of care for their residents.1 The Court held that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) barred Vermont from requiring self-insured health plans to reportdata to(More)
Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of(More)
Providing clean needles through syringe services programs (SSPs) prevents the spread of disease among people who inject drugs (PWID). The recent HIV outbreak in Scott County, Indiana was a wakeup call with particular significance because modeling suggests that Scott County is but one of many counties in the United States highly vulnerable to an HIV outbreak(More)
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