U.S. and Global Health Policy Co-Director
Annette, U.S. and Global Health Policy Co-Director, works across our hepatitis C, TB and HIV programs to advance elimination efforts in the U.S. and globally, with special attention to the needs and human rights of people who use drugs. Annette provides strategic guidance and capacity building to partners, advocates for domestic and global funding, and leads TAG’s policy work on access to health technologies and criminalized substance use.
Prior to joining TAG, Annette organized for universal single payer health care as Statewide Coordinator for the Campaign for New York Health. Annette’s experience extends from bench to bedside: she has worked in a molecular biology research lab, and as a licensed speech, language and swallowing therapist.
Annette is an ACT UP veteran with over 30 years of experience in the LGBT/Queer, HIV/AIDS, harm reduction and related social justice movements. Annette is a proud Bronxite and a cancer survivor.