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Finding the Cure for AIDS & Book: No One Cares About Crazy People

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Timothy Ray Brown remains the only person ever cured of HIV, and this year marks 10 years since his successful treatment. On The Sound of Ideas, we’ll meet Brown and get an update from an HIV expert on what challenges remain for a more widespread cure. Then, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Ron Powers talks about his new book, “No One Cares about Crazy People” about mental health treatment in America and his own family’s experience with mental illness. 


Timothy Ray Brown at CWRU AIDS Clinical Trials Unit - Monday, Oct. 9th at 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm, at the Tinkham Veale University Center at Case Western Reserve University.

The Centers for Families and Children Annual Benefit Luncheonfeaturing keynote speaker: New York Times best-selling author Ron Powers. His new book is "No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America." Tuesday, Oct. 10th at 11:30am-1pm at the Founders Ballroom at the InterContinental Hotel. 

-Timothy Ray Brown, Only Person Ever Cured of AIDS

-Dr. Benigno Rodriguez, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, & Co-Director of the Case AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, Case Western Reserve University

-Ron Powers, Author, No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America

-Elizabeth Newman, President and CEO, The Centers for Families and Children

Rachel is the supervising producer for Ideastream Public Media’s morning public affairs show, the “Sound of Ideas.”