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“[I became involved because of] my personal interest in valuing the voice of the patient and thinking that the best way to provide care for people who are sick and are dealing with things such as HIV is to listen to them and their perspectives.” — Nursing Professor

“If I can play a small part in getting people to better understand the disease… if I can get through to a few people that get early diagnosis, give somebody a chance down the road for earlier diagnosis or proper treatment then I’ve done my job.” –Community Educator, Arthritis Workshop

    “You don’t really know exactly what the person’s going through until they talk about what’s going on…that’s really extremely valuable.” – Nursing Student

“The research should lead to diverse end-users of the health care system having the power and a mechanism to have sustained influence and participation in the education of health professionals.”

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