Mapping Pathways is a multi-national project to develop and nurture a research-driven, community-led global understanding of the emerging evidence base around the adoption of antiretroviral-based prevention strategies to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The evidence base is more than results from clinical trials - it must include stakeholder and community perspectives as well.

03 May 2011

Mapping Pathways Partner Profiled in Washington Post

Mapping Pathways partner Mark Ishaug was recently profiled in the Washington Post. Mark is the new president and chief executive of AIDS United, a District-based national policy and grantmaking organization that seeks to end AIDS in America. Previously he led AIDS Foundation of Chicago (another Mapping Pathways partner, in addition to NAZ India, Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, RAND Europe, and Baird's CMC.)

via Washington Post, interview by Vanessa Small

After witnessing the devastating effects of AIDS on friends and people he knew, Ishaug knew he wanted to contribute to ending the disease — he just wasn’t sure how. It wasn’t until the owner of a restaurant he worked in made a call to the AIDS Foundation of Chicago on his behalf that Ishaug found his place in the movement. He rose through the ranks to lead the organization and after 20 years decided to take on a leadership role in the District that he believes will “benefit a bigger and broader arena.”

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