The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson spoke at the 2007 National Conference on African-Americans and AIDS, calling attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and how it affects the African-American community. The University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing has an expert available for comment.
Dr. Christopher Coleman
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
* Studies HIV-related risk behaviors in middle-aged and older African-American men.
* Investigates health disparities and seeks understanding of the factors that influence health-promoting behaviors and HIV-risk factors among vulnerable populations such as the homeless and mentally ill.
* Studies African-Americans residing in impoverished urban areas.