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Center director wins AIDS leadership award

Lifelong AIDS Alliance lauds Dr. Larry Corey for promoting AIDS awareness, scientific advances

March 7, 2011
Dr. Larry Corey and Carl Behnke

Dr. Larry Corey received the Ned Behnke Leadership award from Carl Behnke, of the Center's Board of Ambassadors.

Photo by Songmao (Ben) Zheng

Dr. Larry Corey received the Ned Behnke Leadership award on Feb. 24 from Seattle’s Lifelong AIDS Alliance, an HIV/AIDS service organization.

The Hutchinson Center president and director was honored for his vision and courage in promoting AIDS awareness in the community and for having advanced the understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of diseases caused by viruses, including HIV.

[Adapted from a Lifelong AIDS Alliance news release]

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