California Just Made a Historic Move In PrEP and PEP Expansion

After passing almost unanimously in the California State Legislature, a bill aimed at expanding access to the life-saving drugs pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. “The HIV epidemic is...

FDA Panel: Split Decision for Descovy in PrEP

– Solid yes for men and transgender women, but consensus missing for cisgender women An FDA advisory panel overwhelmingly voted 16-2 to recommend Descovy, the fixed-dose combination of emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide (F/TAF), as pre-exposure prophylaxis...

Henry House – One Woman’s Journey

By Bri Silva & Julie Dowling, Co-Facilitators of This is Us, a support group for women living with or affected by HIV Henry House is the place she went to die. It was a place that many, over the years, would also go to die in order to spare those they loved the...

Welcome to our new Executive Director

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am happy to announce that Dana Van Gorder will serve as the new Executive Director of The Spahr Center, effective immediately. Many of you have come to know Dana since he stepped in to this role on an interim basis on February...