Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
Jeffrey Crowley was formerly Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy and Senior Advisor on Disability Policy at the White House. In these roles, he was the President’s lead advisor on HIV/AIDS policy and responsible for coordinating disability and health policy issues for the Domestic Policy Council.
From 2000-2009, Mr. Crowley was a Senior Research Scholar at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute and a Senior Scholar at the University’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. His primary areas of focus involved Medicaid and Medicare policy issues as they impact people with disabilities and chronic conditions, including people with HIV/AIDS. Prior to this, he served as the Deputy Executive Director for Programs at the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), overseeing the organization’s public education, community development, and training activities. He is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served in Swaziland from 1989-1991, and is a member of the National Academy for Social Insurance (NASI).
Mr. Crowley holds a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kalamazoo College.
The Institute of Medicine releases a report commissioned by the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) examining the extent to which Federal and State laws and policies and health insurance policies pose a barrier to expanded HIV testing.
Obama Administration takes new action to prioritize support for Federal HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs - sending to the Congress an amendment to the President’s FY 2011 budget request to increase HIV/AIDS funding by $65 million.
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) announces plans to hold community meeting to discuss the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
The health reform bill in the Senate will make dramatic improvements for people living with HIV/AIDS, including eliminating exclusions of pre-existing conditions, expanding Medicare to more Americans, and setting caps on out-of-pocket expenses.
Every nine-and-a-half minutes, someone in the United States becomes infected with HIV, which results in more than 56,000 new infections each year. In addition, there are 1.2 million people in this country living with HIV/AIDS, many of whom require services and support.
We hope you will visit the new White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) webpage for updates on our progress in developing a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) and in helping the President to advance his HIV-related policy agenda.