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2012 Research In Action Awards
Sun, December 09, 2012 6:00PM to 8:00PM (Eastern)
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Gold Sponsorship [+] $10,000.00
Gold Sponsors will receive 8 tickets to the Research In Action Awards and an acknowledgment in the RIAA journal.
Silver Sponsorship [+] $6,500.00
Silver Sponsors will receive 8 tickets to the Research In Action Awards and an acknowledgment in the RIAA journal.
Bronze Sponsorship [+] $4,000.00
Bronze Sponsors will receive 8 tickets to the Research In Action Awards and An acknowledgment in the RIAA journal.
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TAG Champions will receive 6 tickets to the Research In Action Awards, and an acknowledgment in the RIAA journal.
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Supporters will receive 2 tickets to the Research In Action Awards, and an acknowledgment in the RIAA journal.
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TAG's annual Research in Action Awards (RIAA) honors activists, scientists, philanthropists, and creative artists who have made extraordinary contributions in the fight against AIDS. RIAA is a fundraiser to support TAG’s programs, and provides a forum to honor heroes of the epidemic.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of TAG’s founding, which will make this Research in Action Awards a very special celebration.

Sunday, December 9, from 6pm to 8pm
404 10th Ave @ 33rd St
New York City
Cocktail reception followed by awards ceremony

Honorary Co-Chairs

Scott Campbell
Executive Director of the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Honorable Thomas K. Duane
New York State Senator

Event Chairs

Peter Staley
TAG Co-Founder and Founder of AIDSMeds.com
Joy A. Tomchin
Long-time activist, realtor, and Executive Producer of How to Survive a Plague

Hosted by

Jenna Wolfe
News Anchor on NBC’s TODAY

Host Committee

Jim Aquino and Bob Bronzo

William Berger and Stephen Miller

Larry Chanen and Jack Burkhalter

George Cominskie and John Turner

David Corkery

John Duane

Breken and Carter Elwood-Etherington

Joy Episalla and Carrie Yamaoka

M. Lee Garrison

Kevin and Neil Goetz

Kenneth Goody

Barry Goralnick and Keith Gordon

Dr. Trip Gulick and Tom Beckett

Mark Harrington

Barbara Hughes and Andrea Benzacar

Kevin Jennings and Jeff Davis

Rev. Charles King

Dr. Mathilde Krim

Richard Lynn and Joseph Evall

Alby P. Maccarone, Jr.

Robert Monteleone

Laura Morrison

Austin Noto

Mark O’Donnell and James E. McGreevey

Jason Osher and Richard Schubel

Earl L. Plante

Frank Rappa

David C. Rich

David Sigal and Brad Hoylman

Bruce Schackman and Ed Sikov

Jane Silver

Whitney M. Sogol

Monte Steinman

Antonio Strazzullo

Anthony Zisa

 

Honorees

Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
The virologist who discovered HIV in 1982 and won the Nobel Prize for it in 2008, now President of the International AIDS Society, who has authored hundreds of scientific publications and is leading the IAS's Global Scientific Strategy: "Towards an HIV Cure”.

Presented by Mark Harrington, Executive Director of Treatment Action Group

Jon Cohen
AIDS journalist for Science magazine and author of Shots in the Dark, a stirring and thorough account of the search for an AIDS cure in the earlier days of the epidemic that still serves as a wake-up call for the work that must be done to finally end AIDS.
Presented by Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Mark Schoofs

Dr. Paul Farmer
A co-founder of Partners in Health and chairman of Harvard Medical School's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine whose vision and leadership were critical to the movement to make AIDS treatments available to those in the developing world. His work was heralded in Tracy Kidder’s hugely popular Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World.

Presented by Chelsea Clinton

Judith Light
Emmy Awardwinning and 2012 Tony Awardwinning actress is renowned for her dynamic involvement as an advocate and spokesperson for human rights. Her efforts as an LGBT rights activist have been awarded by GLAAD, HRC, Lambda Legal, and the Matthew Shepard Foundation, and her extraordinary commitment as an HIV/AIDS activist includes participation with the True Colors Fund and Board membership serving the CDC’s Business Responds to AIDS and the Ryan White Foundation.
Presented by Scott Campbell, Executive Director of the Elton John AIDS Foundation

TAG Limited Editions (SOLD OUT)

Acclaimed artist Robert Gober has generously donated a limited edition of 20 woodblock prints, especially created by the artist for TAG.

Gober has exhibited widely throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and his work is held in major museum collections, including the Whitney Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern, and many others. There will be an upcoming 30-year survey of his work at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 2014. Robert Gober is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York City: http://www.matthewmarks.com/new-york/artists/robert-gober/.

Sponsorships

GOLD
Joy A. Tomchin
Wells Fargo Bank


SILVER
Timothy Callis
Eileen Cohen
Mark Emerson Collins, Esq.
Nicholas Debs
Beth Rudin DeWoody
Joy Episalla and Carrie Yamaoka
Barbara Hughes and Andrea Benzacar
Richard Lynn and Joseph Evall
Alby P. Maccarone, Jr.
Robert Monteleone
Fraser ‘Skip’ Mooney
David C. Rich

Marvin Shulman
David Sigal and Brad Hoylman

BRONZE
Bristol-Myers Squibb
David Corkery
Janssen Therapeutics
Ellen and Gerald Sigal

CHAMPION
Benjamin, Christine, and Darius Anagnos
Tim and Mary Casey
The Corkery Group
Breken and Carter Elwood-Etherington
M. Lee Garrison
Kevin and Neil Goetz
Robert McLain and Alberto Blanquel
Jason Osher and Richard Schubel
Rabin Martin
Frank Rappa
James Saakvitne and Daniel Chow
Bruce Schackman and Ed Sikov

SUPPORTER
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Joe Baker and Stuart Thompson
Beth Israel Medical Center
Scott Campbell
Capalino+Company
Paula Chalfin and Megan Lewis
Dr. Chris Chi and Paul Warren
George Cominskie and John Turner
Ed Davis and Tom Phillips
Hon. Thomas K. Duane and Louis Webre
Perry and Robert Halkitis
Mark Harrington
Dr. Marjorie Hill
Housing Works/Rev. Charles King
Kevin Jennings and Jeff Davis
George and Mirla Morrison

Kenneth T. Monteiro and Leo J. Blackman
National Convention Services
Robert Pini and Michael Boodro
Project Inform
Sara Rafsky and Babette Krolik
Monte Steinman
John Wright/The Wright Group

FRIEND
George Arzt
William Berger and Stephen Miller
Andrew Berman
Eli and Jalile Camhi
David L. Caplan
Kenneth Fornataro
Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick
Barry Goralnick and Keith Gordon
Melanie Havelin
Paul Hokemeyer

IAVI/International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
The Irene Diamond Fund/Jane Silver
Ken Jockers
Paul E. Kennedy
Michael K. Longacre
Joseph McConnell and Erik Haagensen
Laura Morrison
Earl L. Plante
Scott D. Robbe
Lyle Saunders
Whitney M. Sogol
Margie and Mort Steinberg
Keith S. Tobin, MD
William F. Ryan Community Health Network

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