Feb 7, 2018
The Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc, or LIAAC, is a Long Island based not-for-profit that provides support and services for community members affected and infected by HIV/AIDS as well as those at high risk for HIV infection and other related infectious diseases.
Hauppauge, United States - February 8, 2018 /PressCable/ —
Since its founding in 1986, LIAAC has been a staple in the Long Island community. On June 30th, after over 30 years of service to the community of Long Island, Dr. Gail Barouh, PhD, retired as the CEO of the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. After Dr. Barouh’s retirement, the LIAAC Board of Directors asked, the Board Chair, John Haigney, to take on the position of interim CEO, to help the agency as it transitioned to new leadership over the coming months. In January 2018, impressed with his leadership over this time, the Board elected John Haigney to the position of Chief Executive Officer.
John Haigney has been involved with LIAAC for over 30 years. The Board is very confident in John’s leadership and are excited to see what the future holds for the agency with his tenure.
LIAAC congratulates President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Gail Barouh, for her incredible career with LIAAC and noble service to the Long Island community. As she begins her retirement LIAAC offers sincere gratitude to Dr. Barouh for her dedication and knowledge, leading the agency in successfully navigating the grips of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and expansion into a service provider for many other infectious and chronic diseases.
With a new year and a new CEO also comes a new organizational structure at LIAAC. They are happy to continue to provide HIV prevention programs such as SAMHSA CSAP Educated Choices Healthy Options (ECHO), SAMHSA CSAT Project Safety Net, CDC’s program Young Men who have Sex with Men of Color. In addition they continue their vital Health Homes Care Coordination. They are exploring plans to expand upon the services they currently provide. LIAAC has been known for its innovative practices and for being on the forefront of current public health trends. They look forward to a bright and promising future.
Name: John Haigney
Organization: Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc.
Address: 60 Adams Ave, Hauppauge, NY 11788, United States
For more information, please visit http://liaac.org/
Release ID: 298183
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