Dr Seth C. Kalichman – Combating AIDS denial

Posted on May 29, 2009 by



Neil Denny and Seth talk about combating AIDS denialism.

Seth C. Kalichman
is a Clinical-Community Psychologist and a Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Connecticut. He is also the Director of the Southeast HIV/AIDS Research and Evaluation (SHARE) Project in Atlanta Georgia and Cape Town South Africa. Dr. Kalichman has dedicated his life to preventing HIV infections and reducing the emotional and physical harms caused by the scourge of AIDS. His research is fully supported by the National Institutes of Health and he serves on numerous national (US) and international AIDS prevention panels.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of the scholarly journal AIDS and Behavior, and is the author of a number of books, the latest being Denying AIDS: Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience and Human Tragedy. All royalties from Denying AIDS are donated for the purchase of HIV treatments for people in Africa.

Dr. Kalichman was the 1997 recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in Health awarded by the American Psychological Association and he was the 2005 Distinguished Scientist of the Society for Behavioural Medicine.


A podcast only special. First released on Friday 29th May 2009

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