Elizabeth Glaser
Elizabeth Glaser
Elizabeth Glaser, née Meyer, was a major American AIDS activist and child advocate married to actor and director Paul Michael Glaser. She contracted HIV very early in the modern AIDS epidemic after receiving an HIV-contaminated blood transfusion in 1981 while giving birth. Like other HIV-infected mothers, Glaser unknowingly passed the virus to her infant daughter, Ariel, through breastfeeding.
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Sokoloff expecting a girl - KMTR NewsSource 16
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Actress Marla Sokoloff arrives at A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival Sponsored by Disney, benefiting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, held at Wadsworth Theatre on June 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California
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City of Hope HIV summit features Jake Glaser - Pasadena Star-News
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Jake Glaser, who has lived his whole life with HIV and lost his mother, Elizabeth Glaser, and 7-year-old sister, Ariel, to AIDS, will speak Wednesday at a City of Hope conference. (Courtesy photo) DUARTE - If anyone is qualified to talk about young
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Elizabeth Glaser's Pediatric AIDS Foundation's “A Time for Heroes” celebrity picnic event has raised more than $32 million since it began in 1990. June. 13. USC Libraries Scripter Award gala, a black-tie gala that honors writers for adapting books into
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Hollywood's Glaser to celebrate JCC's 100th anniversary in Marblehead - Boston Globe
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Glaser is famous for his poetry, television (most notably playing Detective Dave Starsky in the hit series Starsky & Hutch) and his work with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Glaser's wife Elizabeth and their daughter Ariel died after
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Foundation President & CEO Charles Lyons Receives Presidential Appointment as ... - PR Web (press release)
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The White House announced that US President Barack Obama has appointed Charles “Chip” Lyons – President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation – as United States Alternate Representative to the Executive Board on the United Nations
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AIDS conference opens in Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwe Guardian
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The conference is running under the theme, 'Eliminate new HIV infections in children, keep mothers alive,' and is being organised by the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, the National Aids Council (NAC) as well as the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
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Integrating rapid syphilis and HIV testing for pregnant women could reduce ... - News-Medical.net
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"A study conducted in Uganda and Zambia by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) found high rates of syphilis and HIV co-infection among pregnant women in both countries," but showed that "integrating rapid syphilis screening and HIV
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Marlee Matlin to keynote Black Tie Dinner - Dallas Voice
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Matlin has also been active in a number of charitable organizations, including Easter Seals, where she was named an honorary board member; the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, VSA arts and the Red Cross
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Shailene Woodley's The Descendants to Close New York Film Festival! - Wetpaint
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Shailene Woodley attends the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's 'A Time For Heroes Event' at Wadsworth Theater on the Veterans Administration Lawn on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Calling all New-York based Secret Life of The
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Elizabeth Glaser Selects Interact Intranet to Unite Its Geographically ... - PR Web (press release)
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Interact, creator of the intelligent intranet software- Interact Intranet, has been selected by US based non-profit organisation, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) to provide its global intranet and connect its 1100 staff,
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Special Ebay Auction Alert! Signed WARRIOR Poster For Sale Today! - Very Aware
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Best news of it all is the entire proceeds of the auction go to a great charity, The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The movie poster – similar to the one above – is signed by the film's two hot male leads, both of whom's careers are taking
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Conan The Barbarian Charity Poster Auction - Deadbolt
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LIONSGATE is auctioning off five character poster packages from CONAN THE BARBARIAN signed by Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Rose McGowan and Stephen Lang from the 2011 San Diego Comic Con benefiting The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
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Organization Hosts Camp for Children Living with HIV in Tanzania - SOS Children's Villages Canada
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The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has hosted a camp for children living with HIV and AIDS in Tanzania. The Child Camp for the HIV Positive was hosted in Bagamoyo. Last year, it was reported that HIV prevalence in Bagamoyo District
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Denise Richards, Post-Charlie Sheen, Rebuilds Life Around Career and Three ... - ABC News
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Actress Denise Richards attends the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's "A Time for Heroes Event" at Wadsworth Theater on the Veterans Administration Lawn, June 12, 2011, in Los Angeles
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Study Shows Syphilis Rapid Testing and Treatment Is Cost-Effective and ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
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The results of the study - conducted in Uganda and Zambia by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) - identified high rates of syphilis and HIV co-infection in pregnant women in both countries. In Uganda, 14.3% of syphilis-positive
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Elizabeth Glaser
    FORTIES
  • 1994
    Age 46
    Before her death in 1994, Glaser entered the national spotlight as a speaker at the 1992 Democratic National Convention.
    More Details Hide Details She criticized the federal government's under-funding of AIDS research and its lack of initiative in tackling the AIDS crisis. The foundation that bears Elizabeth Glaser's name is a major force in funding the study of pediatric HIV issues and tackling juvenile AIDS, both domestically and globally. Her book In the Absence of Angels (1991) is noted for its sensitive communication of the pain of the loss of a child and the intrusion of the media on a mother's grief. Her son, Jake, is now a healthy adult who often speaks publicly on behalf of AIDS patients. Martin Gaffney. Gafney contracted the AIDS virus from his wife Mutsuko Kuniyoshi. Kuniyoshi, like Elizabeth Glaser, got infected via a tainted blood transfusion and had a child contract HIV from his mother in utero.
  • 1988
    Age 40
    Mourning the loss of her daughter and determined to save her surviving child, Jake, along with other HIV-positive children, Glaser co-founded the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in 1988.
    More Details Hide Details Glaser's work raised public awareness about HIV infection in children and spurred funding for the development of pediatric AIDS drugs as well as research into mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. (Significantly, Glaser's children received the virus through two of the most common means of mother-to-child transmission.)
  • THIRTIES
  • 1987
    Age 39
    Early in 1987, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finally approved AZT as an effective drug to extend the lives of AIDS patients, but the approval only extended to adults.
    More Details Hide Details With their daughter's condition rapidly deteriorating, the Glasers fought to have her treated with AZT intravenously. However, the treatment came too late, and the child eventually succumbed to the disease late in the summer of 1988.
  • 1981
    Age 33
    Elizabeth Glaser, born Elizabeth Meyer, (-), was a major American AIDS activist and child advocate married to actor and director Paul Michael Glaser. She contracted HIV very early in the modern AIDS epidemic after receiving an HIV-contaminated blood transfusion in 1981 while giving birth.
    More Details Hide Details Like other HIV-infected mothers, Glaser unknowingly passed the virus to her infant daughter, Ariel, through breastfeeding. The Glasers' son, Jake, born in 1984, contracted HIV from his mother in utero. The virus went undetected in all three infected family members until they underwent HIV testing in 1985, after the Glasers' daughter, Ariel, began suffering from a series of unexplained illnesses. Ariel had developed advanced AIDS at a time when the medical community knew very little about the disease and there were no available treatment options.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1947
    Born
    Born on November 11, 1947.
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