David Phillips – Classification talk
David manages IT strategy and planning for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the NIH. He earned his undergraduate degree, despite 21 brain surgeries and a coma, from Rice University. He holds a Master’s degree in IT from GWU and is working on a Master’s of Public Health degree, majoring in epidemiology, at U of MD. David is a 30 year survivor of HIV and has made a personal study of treatments and epidemiology. He relies on nutritional supplements, but no drugs. His interest in the TWAWEZA Sanitation Project has led him to trips to Africa to study HIV in slums. His Dad enlisted at Ft Bolivar for duty in Vietnam and David was born in 1965. In addition to David’s health problems, his sister was autistic. David is soon on his way to Asia on a public health mission.