THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ERIC P. GOOSBY AS ACTING DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL AIDS POLICY The President today named Eric P. Goosby Acting Director of the
Office of National AIDS Policy.
Dr. Goosby of San Francisco, California, currently serves as the Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS Policy at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Goosby previously oversaw implementation of the Ryan White Care Act in the Health Resources and Service Administration. Prior to joining HHS, Dr. Goosby was an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, and also served as the Associate Medical Director of the AIDS Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. Over the past 14 years Dr. Goosby has served on numerous HIV-related committees for professional organizations, community-based organizations, and medical schools throughout the country.
The Office of National AIDS Policy was created in 1993 by President Clinton to provide the Federal government with a greater focus on issues related to the epidemic of HIV/AIDS. This office provides broad direction and coordination for Federal HIV/AIDS policy. The Office also works closely with the AIDS community both in the United States and around the world.