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Last modified: Thursday, April 8, 2010

Media Advisory: "AIDS education: 20 years after Ryan White" on Friday at IU Bloomington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- "AIDS education: 20 years after Ryan White," a commemorative event that both honors Ryan White's influence on AIDS/HIV education and anti-discrimination efforts and offers an update on such efforts in the U.S., will be held Friday (April 9), from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Whittenberger Auditorium in the Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington.

WHO: Speakers are White's mother, Jeanne White Ginder; Jill Waibel, M.D., childhood friend and founder of the IU Dance Marathon; and Douglas Kirby, nationally known AIDS/HIV education expert. The event is cosponsored by the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention (RCAP) and the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER).

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: The speakers will participate in a media availability at 10 a.m. on Friday in Whittenberger Auditorium.

VIDEO: Video material will be available via Indiana University's video link to Indianapolis news stations at 12:30 p.m. The video may be obtained up until 1 p.m. For more information, contact producer Dave Rust, 812-855-7019 and drust@indiana.edu.

WHEN: Friday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a reception from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Whittenberger Auditorium, in the Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington. The reception will be in the University Club at the IMU.

AUDIENCE: The event is free and open to the public.

For more information about the event visit http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/13930.html and http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/13983.html. For additional information, contact Cindy Miller, at 812-855-1354 and cynmmill@indiana.edu, or Tracy James, at 812-855-0084 and traljame@indiana.edu.