AIDS Vaccine Development Leader Esparza Awarded Congressional Medal of Merit

April 24, 2012

IAVI extends its sincerest congratulations to Jose Esparza upon being awarded the Congressional Medal of Merit for his lifelong contributions to global health and efforts to end the AIDS pandemic. Jose's unwavering dedication to such efforts and his steady leadership in the arena of AIDS vaccine development has been instrumental to advancing the field and sustaining political and social support for the endeavor. IAVI thanks Jose for his commitment to global health and applauds this well-deserved recognition.