On December 1, World AIDS Day, experts around the world and here at home took stock of the state of HIV and AIDS research and the public health implications. Dr. Robert Klitzman, Director of the Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core of the HIV Center at Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute weighed in on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the US population. He also discusses new guidelines for testing.
"Of the almost one million people with HIV, one quarter don't know that they're HIV-infected," said Dr. Klitzman. "The new guidelines say that physicians should basically