The PWA (People With AIDS) Health Group was founded in 1987, and is primarily dedicated to providing access to promising or experimental treatments for HIV/AIDS, and providing treatment education and support to people living with the virus and to those institutions that serve PWAs The PWA Health Group was founded by Thomas Hannan and Michael Callen, both PWAs, and their physician, Joseph Sonnabend MD, and is organized in New York State as People With AIDS Working for Health, Inc., a 501(c)3, not-for-profit corporation.
Drug descriptions, fact sheets on the latest antiviral treatments, special issue information sheets on such things as side effects (Diabetes Alert), Hepatitis C, wasting, dosing, treatment strategies, and results from clinical trials.
The PWA Health Group Newsletter, published six times a year, reporting on issues pertaining to underground AIDS treatment and access.
Published four times a year, reporting on treatment issues pertaining specifically to women living with HIV/AIDS; a special insert in each issue from the Pediatric Working Group focuses on treatments for infants and children.
Executive Director Lillie Mikesell
Deputy Director James Learned
Office Manager Mark Niedzolkowski
Accountant Carolie Jenner
Editor Mark Niedzolkowski
Women's Treatment Project Coordinator J.D.
Board of Directors
Jeff Birnbaum, MD | Io Cyrus | Andrea Dubose |
John Falkenberg, RN | Catherine Hanssens, Esq |
Joe Sonnabend, MD (Emeritus) | Lillian Thiemann | Gus Vianna
Michael Callen | Thomas Hannan | Joe Sonnabend, MD
People with AIDS Working for Health, Inc.
P.O. Box 136, Village Station, New York, NY 10014
tel (212) 255-0520
fax (212) 255-2080