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    Public Policy Position at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation-----Original Message----- From: Mark Isaac [mailto:mark@pedaids.org] Sent: Thursday,
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      Public Policy Position at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
      -----Original Message-----
      From: Mark Isaac [mailto:mark@...]
      Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2000 5:28 PM
      To: mark@...
      Subject: Public Policy Position at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

      Hello and Happy Holidays to you from all of us at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.  

      It is with great enthusiasm that I announce that the Public Policy Department at EGPAF will be doubling in size (from one to two people) in the coming weeks.  That means there is a position opening up for a Public Policy Officer, working closely with myself on the full range of public policy issues that EGPAF plans to actively pursue.  

      For those of you who may not be fully up to date on EGPAF's activities, we have expanded our programs in recent years, and our public policy activities are growing as well.  Our public policy activities in the coming year will include our longstanding work on pediatric HIV/AIDS, a commitment to stop mother-to-child transmission of HIV abroad, and policy work related to the brand new Glaser Pediatric Research Network (GPRN).  The GPRN is an alliance of 5 major children's medical centers that will conduct research on serious and life-threatening diseases affecting children and actively support training for pediatric researchers.

      A brief job description for this new position is attached.  Please feel free to forward this to anyone who may be interested in the position.  However, if you feel strongly about a particular candidate, your recommendation will mean a lot to me, so please contact me directly to recommend anyone you feel will be a particularly good fit.  Also, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the position or about our public policy efforts.

      Thank you for all of your help and support in my first 6 months at EGPAF.  I am looking forward to working with each of you in the coming year and to getting even more accomplished as we fight HIV/AIDS and work to improve health care, here and around the world.

      P.S.  Please accept my apologies if you receive this message more than once -- we tried our best to weed out duplicates!


      The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to funding and conducting research focused on pediatric HIV/AIDS and other serious and life-threatening diseases among children.  We are seeking an experienced Public Policy Officer to assist the Director of Public Policy in the Foundation¹s advocacy work with Congress, the White House, and key federal agencies. This includes public policy initiatives related to pediatric HIV/AIDS in the United States and in developing countries.  It also includes initiatives related to other serious and life-threatening pediatric illnesses and to children¹s health in general.

      The successful candidate must have a clear understanding of the political process and several years of solid experience working in or with the legislative and/or executive branch. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, along with the energy and enthusiasm necessary to implement an aggressive public policy agenda
      on behalf of children with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. The successful candidate will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and in broad coalitions to advance public policy goals.  Experience with domestic and/or international health policy ­ especially with respect to pediatric HIV/AIDS and children¹s health ­ is ideal but not required.  Salary is commensurate with experience level.  EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer.

      In order to apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, writing sample, references, and salary requirements to the Director of Public Policy, EGPAF.  Street Address: 805 15th Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20515.  Fax: (202) 371-0099.  E-mail:  mark@....

      Please feel free to forward this job announcement to any interested individuals.  For more information about the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, please access our website at www.pedaids.org.  

      Mark Isaac
      Director of Public Policy
      Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
      805 15th Street, N.W., Suite 500
      Washington, DC  20005
      Phone:  (202) 371-0099
      Fax:  (202) 371-2044
      E-mail:  Mark@...
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