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Like Winning the Lottery - Gregg Gonsalves Reflects on Being Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship

Gregg Gonsalves, Ph.D. '17, is an assistant professor at the Yale School of Public Health, associate (adjunct) professor of law and research scholar in law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership. For more than 20 years, he has worked on HIV/AIDS and other global health issues with several organizations, including the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, the Treatment Action Group, Gay Men's Health Crisis, and the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa. His research focus is on being an advocate working at the intersection of human rights and public health research and practice to address inequities in global health. Gonsalves was recently awarded The MacArthur Fellowship, a $625,000 grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2018