‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ To Discuss HIV/AIDS in U.S.
The nationally syndicated "Oprah Winfrey Show" on Thursday is scheduled to air a program focusing on HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and the experiences of former NBA star Magic Johnson. Guests on the program are scheduled to include:
CDC Director Julie Gerberding;
- Regan Hofmann, editor in chief of the monthly HIV/AIDS magazine POZ;
- Johnson and his wife, Cookie;
- Rev. Eugene Rivers, pastor of the Azusa Christian Church in Boston;
- Kim Smith, an infectious disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center; and
- HIV-positive U.S. residents.
The program's Web site includes a slideshow of the "new faces" of HIV/AIDS, information on the risks of HIV transmission for women and blacks and statistics on the HIV/AIDS epidemic ("Oprah Winfrey Show," 10/26). Check local listings for show times.
A kaisernetwork.org interview with Hofmann is available online. This is part of the Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.