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Profiles in Advocacy: 2015 Truax Award-winner, Dr. Douglas Richman

The late-December/early-January “Profiles in Advocacy” column tends to be the one closest to my heart, for a couple of reasons.

First of all, it marks my column anniversary, as my first piece was written about 2012 Dr. A. Brad Truax Award-winner, Liz Johnson of Christie’s Place.

Secondly, to honor World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) and AIDS Awareness Month (December), I have a tradition of dedicating each year’s issue to the individual honored by the San Diego HIV/AIDS community with that year’s Truax award, given out annually by San Diego County’s Health and Human Services HIV Branch.

Because my own advocacy roots are in the HIV field, this is always the perfect way for me to reflect upon my personal advocacy plan, heading into the New Year.

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