Obama Picks Gay Man To Head National AIDS Policy Office

Via the Victory Fund:

Jeffrey S. Crowley, MPH, has been named Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, the White House announced today. Crowley is currently Senior Research Scholar at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. “Jeffrey Crowley brings the experience and expertise that will help our nation address the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis and help my administration develop policies that will serve Americans with disabilities,” said President Obama. Crowley has served as Deputy Executive Director at the National Association of People with AIDS. He earned his Master of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. The LGBT community’s Presidential Appointments Project recommended Crowley for the appointment.

In January, Obama picked openly gay John Berry to head the Office of Personnel Management.