Martha E. Lang is an educator, researcher, activist and long term survivor of HIV/AIDS. She holds a Ph.D. in Medical Sociology. She has taught and spoken widely on issues related to HIV/AIDS including her personal experience of living with the virus, the history of the pandemic, harm reduction, public health policy, individual and collective methods for addressing stigma and how intersectional drivers such as gender, class, race, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity shape local, national and global epidemics/pandemics. She is currently writing a book that addresses the history of the pandemic and its current challenges through the lens of her experience as a teacher, researcher and woman living with HIV/AIDS.
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