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Frank Abdale -- "One Pot, One Spoon, One Delicious Meal." -- is the author of Community-Based Nutrition Support for People with HIV and AIDS. He originated the "Body & Soul -- Cooking for HIV" workshops. The former Program Director at God's Love We Deliver, he is the Meals Program Coordinator at Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.
Jessica Applestone -- "Break A Leg! The Theater Project at Housing Works" -- is a freelance writer and publicist based in New York City who has written for City Life News Tokyo, Tokyo Journal, and Body Positive.
Laura Engle -- "It's Back to Work We Go?" and "Michael Walker Takes the Job Plunge," -- is a freelance writer and frequent contributor to Body Positive. She was a regular editorial consultant for the Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc., in the Recreation/Nutrition/Child Life Department, and produced two client newsletters, Recreation News and Child Life News.
Dylan Foley -- "Single-Room Occupancy Hotels: Possible Solutions and Alternatives" -- is a freelance writer and photographer who has contributed to Body Positive, and has been a volunteer with the Lower East Side Needle Exchange.
Donna Tinnerello, M.S., R.D., C.D./N -- "HIV and Nutrition" -- is an HIV nutrition specialist. She spends most of her time at Cabrini Medical Center and part time at Bailey House. She is Chair of Nutritionists in AIDS Care (NIAC) a special interest group of the Greater New York Dietetic Association. Donna is a public speaker, an educator and a writer.
Lisa Stein -- "It's Back To Work We Go?" -- is a versatile photographer whose portfolio includes book covers, magazine fashion spreads, weddings, and portraiture. She also shot an animated film for Nickelodeon that aired in May 1998. Lisa also exhibits her artwork of hand-colored Polaroid transfers. She lives in New York City and Margaretville in the Catskill Mountains.
Elton Tucker -- "HIV and Nutrition" -- is a freelance illustrator who frequently contibutes to Body Positive.