This hearing reviewed the major public health threats facing the District of Columbia, including an HIV/AIDS epidemic, kidney disease, and unsafe drinking water. The Subcommittee reviewed steps the Mayor has taken to address these risks, such as creating the HIV/AIDS Administration and the Community Health Administration. In particular, the hearing examined the District’s outreach initiatives and the progress it has made toward curbing its chronic health epidemics.
Dr. Pierre VigilanceDownload Testimony (949k)DirectorDistrict of Columbia Department of Health
Dr. Shannon L. HaderDownload Testimony (944k)DirectorHIV/AIDS Administration, District of Columbia Department of Health
Dr. Raymond C. MartinsDownload Testimony (300k)Chief Medical OfficerWhitman-Walker Clinic