Curtis Cooper wins Glen Hillson Award

Dr. Curtis Cooper, Division of Infectious Diseases, has been selected to receive the Glen Hillson Award from the Canadian Treatment Action Council in recognition of his excellence in support of HIV-related human rights and advocacy issues.

This award was created by the CTAC to honour the memory of Glen Hillson, who died of AIDS-related liver failure in 2003. Glen Hillson was Vice Chair of CTAC and Chair of British Columbia People with AIDS Society, was a tireless advocate for the health and human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Cooper’s work with the 1st Canadian HIV/HBV/HCV Co-Infection Research Summit and his advocacy efforts to secure access to Solid Organ Transplants for Canadians living with HIV/AIDS embodies the spirit of this award.

Congratulations Curtis!