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Ace Robinson

Ace Robinson

Ace Robinson is a leading administrative and policy HIV advocate and population health expert. He serves communities disproportionately impacted by HIV, COVID-19 and associated illnesses through NMAC (formerly National Minority AIDS Council) as its director of strategic partnerships and head of the Center to End the Epidemics.

Robinson serves on the board for the Economic & Policy Impact Center (EPIC) focused on leadership development for BIPOC; is part of the Brown University Advisory Council to Elminiate Anti-Black Racism; and sits on the UCLA Center for HIV, Identification, Prevention & Treatment (CHIPTS) steering committee.

Prior to joining NMAC, Ace served in senior leadership roles at Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) in New York City, Lifelong (AIDS Alliance) in Seattle, and the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation in Cape Town, South Africa. Robinson holds a master's degree in healthcare leadership from Brown University and a master's degree in public health from the University of Cape Town.

Latest by Ace Robinson

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Viewpoints

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Long, Hard Fight for Sexual Justice

HIV and sexual justice advocates have lost an icon who spent a lifetime challenging our society to be better.

By Ace Robinson
John Lewis
Viewpoints

Remembering John Lewis: Civil Rights Icon and Champion for LGBT Rights, HIV Community

John Lewis’ legacy is remembered.

By Ace Robinson
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Personal Stories

African Americans Are Bearing the Brunt of the Coronavirus Pandemic—Including My Family in Albany, Georgia

HIV advocate Ace Robinson writes about the devastating impact of losing several family members to COVID-19.

By Ace Robinson
Rep. Elijah Cummings delivering a speech on the first day of the Democratic National Convention
Viewpoints

In Memoriam: Rep. Elijah Cummings Refused to Be Silent on the HIV Epidemic

Remembering the late Rep. Elijah Cummings and his contributions to fighting stigma and HIV.

By Ace Robinson