This federal doctor’s research has made HIV/AIDS manageable and saved lives

When it tragically hit the scene, some 40 years ago, HIV/AIDS was a fearsome scourge. Today it’s manageable. Many people with it can lead normal lives. Much of the lifesaving research into the virus and the disease has been conducted at the National Institutes of Health. Federal Drive host talks to someone who was NIH all those years ago, Dr. Clifford Land, the clinical director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as well as afinalist in this year’s Service to America Medals Program: THE SAMMIES.