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ⓘ John Chittick




John Chittick
                                     

ⓘ John Chittick

John Chittick was an American HIV/AIDS expert. He was known for his series of Global AIDS Walks to fight the spread of HIV by educating youth. He worked in over 85 countries providing outreach to young people at the grassroots level.

He was a former lecturer on AIDS at Harvard School of Public Health. He spoke about adolescent HIV/AIDS nationally and internationally at conferences. He was the executive director and founder of TeenAIDS-PeerCorps, a 501c3 nonprofit youth AIDS advocacy organization with its headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia. He was known to youth as "Dr. John."

Chittick died on April 5, 2017 in Portsmouth, Virginia at the age of 69.