On January 6th at 9pm EST Jason King shared his story and spoke about AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Jason King, a transplant from Los Angeles, California, lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his partner. He started working for AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in 2010 in the organization's pharmacy division where he discovered his passion for patient advocacy.
King now serves as Advocacy and Legislative Affairs Manager in AHF's
Southern Bureau, where he leads local and nationwide advocacy efforts
and maintains relations with state and federal officials. King has been
HIV positive for 6 years and aims to have an active role in reducing
stigma that revolves around HIV/AIDS especially in the gay community.
As a former beneficiary of the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, King seeks
to preserve the program as he joins others in protecting and expanding
its capacity to provide lifesaving therapy to those in need. In his free
time, King is a runner, a Pride Center volunteer and a classical
pianist. Jason was also named
he ADAP Advocacy Associations's (aaa+) 2011 Emerging Leader of the Year!