Dr. Tulika Singh Will Help Shape HIVMA Primary Care Guidance for U.S.

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July 15, 2019

Contact: Jack Bunting
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Palm Springs, CA (July 15, 2019) – Dr. Tulika Singh, DAP associate chief medical officer, has been selected to serve on the HIV Primary Care Guidance panel that will update recommendations for HIV primary care used by clinicians in the U.S.

Dr. Singh’s expertise, amassed over the course of her career in HIV, as well as the vital work she has done for DAP clients, has put her in a unique position to offer this input on the eight person panel.

The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) represents more than 5,000 physicians and other healthcare providers who work on the frontlines of the HIV epidemic in communities across the country. It develops clinical tools and resources to help HIV clinicians provide the best care for their patients.

Dr. Singh has been dedicated to HIV Care since 2009, serving her patients as an Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine Physician, as well as HIV Specialist. As health outcomes have started to improve for PLWH, she is passionate about the new paradigm in HIV care: caring for an aging HIV population.

She is Board Certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM). She also works closely with that organization, writing HIV Board Questions for its credentialing program in the U.S.

About The HIV Medicine Association

The HIV Medicine Association is an organization of medical professionals who practice HIV medicine. It represents the interests of HIV health care providers and researchers and their patients by promoting quality in HIV care and by advocating for policies that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice. Visit: www.hivma.org to learn more.

About Desert AIDS Project
Desert AIDS Project (DAP) is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Palm Springs, CA offering DAP Total Care – a combination of medical, dental, counseling, social services, support groups, alternative therapies, in-house pharmacy and lab, and other health and wellness services. DAP’s sexual health clinic, The DOCK, offers STD testing and treatment, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), and HIV and HCV testing. DAP’s Get Tested Coachella Valley campaign, the nation’s first region-wide free HIV testing and access to care initiative, was recognized by the White House for helping to bring about an AIDS-free future. DAP has earned a “Four Star” rating from Charity Navigator for the sixth consecutive year – landing DAP in the top 6% of nonprofits rated. The distinction recognizes that we exceed industry standards in terms of our financial health, accountability, and transparency. Visit www.desertaidsproject.orgwww.thedockclinic.org, and www.gettestedcoachellavalley.org to learn more.


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