Brett Grodeck, a longtime HIV awareness advocate, has been HIV-positive for eighteen years. An accomplished writer, his articles have appeared in the Chicago Reader, Chicago magazine, Men's Health, and various HIV treatment journals. As a patient advocate, he has consulted for the Food and Drug Administration's antiviral advisory committee. Grodeck lives in Los Angeles.
Daniel S. Berger, MD, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is the Founder and Medical Director of Chicago's largest private HIV treatment and research center, Northstar Healthcare. Dr. Berger is widely recognized throughout the industry and community and serves on the HIV Medical Issues Committee for the Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program.