City of Palm Springs Awards Community Development Block Grant Funding to Desert AIDS Project for Emergency Preparedness Generator Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Brinkman, CEO Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) Tel: 760-320-8955 Email:  dbrinkman@desertaidsproject.org City of Palm Springs Awards Community Development Block Grant Funding to Desert AIDS Project for Emergency Preparedness Generator Project Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for architectural and engineering services and costs of construction will assist healthcare agency to function in […]

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Bank of America Grants $25,000 in Funding to Support D.A.P.’s Nutrition Services Program

Since 1994, Desert AIDS Project has been committed to preventing food insecurity for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) by facilitating access to healthy and balanced nutrition. Thanks to the generous support of Bank of America, $25,000 in funding has been granted to ensure that commitment is fulfilled.

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Desert AIDS Project Receives $15,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in Partnership with Macy’s

PALM SPRINGS, CA, (January 5, 2017) –  Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) has been awarded a grant for $15,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. The grant will be used for clinical and social services programs for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS, helping them to achieve and maintain viral suppression and […]

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Meet the Provider: Hector Paul Vizoso

Helping to keep our operations running smoothly in the health center is Hector Vizoso, D.A.P.’s Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator/Nurse Manager. Fluent in Spanish, he prides himself on being a creative problem solver and leader, adept at managing projects and people while providing support and promoting a cohesive team environment.

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Pointer Sisters and La Bouche to headline Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala 2017

For 23 years, the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala has raised millions of dollars to care for people living with HIV. First organized by and named for famed interior designer Steve Chase – a former D.A.P. donor, volunteer, and board member – the gala is a highlight of the desert social season.

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Join the fight to save health care for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis!

Congress is rushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as soon as President-Elect Donald Trump takes office. Congress does not have a replacement health care plan and there is no guarantee that millions of Americans will continue to have access to quality, affordable health care. Low-income people living with HIV and viral hepatitis are […]

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Meet the Provider: Matt Moran

Matt Moran is an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (APNP) with specialty, post-graduate education and training in the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.

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Hepatitis Center of Excellence Opens at Desert AIDS Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Brinkman, CEO Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) Tel: 760-992-0418 Email:  dbrinkman@desertaidsproject.org Hepatitis Center of Excellence Opens at Desert AIDS Project Desert AIDS Project collaborates with Desert Oasis Healthcare to make state-of-the art Hepatitis testing and treatment accessible to the community. PALM SPRINGS, CA, (December 5, 2016) –  Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) has opened the […]

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Meet the Provider: Dr. Phyllis Ritchie – Board Certified Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Phyllis Ritchie is a board certified Infectious Disease specialist.  Originally from San Francisco, she received her undergraduate BA degree from San Francisco State University, majoring in Italian. Dr. Ritchie went to medical school at Chicago Medical School and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Loyola University Medical Center.  Dr. Ritchie received specialty training in […]

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Free National Transgender HIV Testing Day Training

This one-day interactive training is designed to build the capacity of health departments, community-based organizations and transgender community members to implement a Transgender HIV Testing Day.

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