Below are the nominees for all 2012 AccolAIDS Awards categories.
All nominees are also included in the online vote for the recipient of the AccolAIDS "People's Choice" Community Award.
|BCCfE Research Laboratory Program||
With a strong team of support from top HIV researchers, the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Research Laboratory Program has been paramount in conducting HIV resistance...Read more...
|Health Initiative for Men||
The Health Initiative for Men seeks to strengthen gay men’s health and well-being through trusted, tailored, targeted research-based health promotion services, and by engaging...Read more...
|RainCity Housing and Support Society||
RainCity was established in 1982 to provide shelter, hope, and the opportunity for change by operating on a “low-barrier, housing first” principle, where high tolerance is...Read more...
|Shortt and Epic Productions||
David Shortt is the founder and director of Shortt and Epic Productions, a leading Vancouver videography company, which spends considerable time and effort seeking work...Read more...
|BCCfE Treatment as Prevention||
Treatment as Prevention (TasP) is a grassroots program developed by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS which has progressed into an internationally adopted initiative for...Read more...
Since 1980, Alex has worked as a pharmacist in the Downtown Eastside community, providing seamless and professional health care to Vancouver’s most marginalized group.
A long time survivor living with HIV since 1984, Bradford’s story of strong, local presence and international activism inspires and gives hope to countless people.
Since 2000, Brian has been Coordinator of the Vancouver Infectious Diseases Research and Care Centre with its emphasis on the design of systems of care for vulnerable...Read more...
President of the Heart of Richmond AIDS Society since 1999 and current chair of the Gilwest Clinic Advisory Board, Carl is a visionary community leader and champion for those...Read more...
Catherine was a founding staff member, community counselor, and educator at Three Bridges Community Health Clinic.
A pioneer of LGTB healthcare in BC, Catherine authored...Read more...
Cathy is a consummate researcher and teacher devoted to working with community to study the social aspects of HIV (such as employment, housing, and services access) in order to...Read more...
Having worked in the field for thirty years, Cindy is a seminal figure in social science research in HIV and in bringing a human rights framework to HIV/AIDS.
She was co...Read more...
In her role as Chair for the Northern BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Coalition, Emma is dedicated to working closely with underserved remote and Northern communities.
She has...Read more...
Fairlie is a community health nurse working at T’sewulhtun Health Center of the Cowichan Tribes.
She is co-founder of “Strengthening our Spirit”, an Aboriginal HIV/AIDS...Read more...
Gabor is a well-known physician and psychotherapist who worked for 12 years as doctor in residence at the Portland Hotel Society’s in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Glyn has been living with HIV since the early 1980s and has been a member of Positive Living BC since 1987.
As Chair of the Society (2007-2011), he championed to enhance...Read more...
Holy has survived numerous struggles as an HIV-positive refugee to Canada. Not only has he taken many risks for his own survival, Holy has put himself on the line to help...Read more...
Jack is co-founder of the Oak Tree Clinic, the family HIV clinic at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre.
As a pediatric infectious disease specialist, Jack has made...Read more...
Joan-E is the creation of entertainer and philanthropist Robert Kaiser.
Joan-E began performing on Vancouver stages in 1990 after relocating from Calgary to BC’s coast....Read more...
Of the over a quarter-million dollars that Cineplex Theatres has raised for the AIDS WALK for LIFE since 1996, John has personally raised more than half.
His fundraising...Read more...
Joss is a founding physician of Spectrum Health Clinic, and has been treating HIV-positive patients in Vancouver since 1994.
Renowned locally and nationally for his...Read more...
As Director for the BC-CfE in HIV/AIDS’ Gender and Sexual Health Initiative (GSHI), Kate is constantly pushing forward evidence-based public health and safety measures for...Read more...
Mario has been involved in Vancouver’s HIV community for years, volunteering with organizations such as AIDS Vancouver, GayWay and HIM (Health Initiative for Men).
Having lived with HIV/AIDS for close to 30 years, Mark was an inspiration to everyone he touched.
He was a founding board member of Positive Living Fraser Valley Society...Read more...
Miranda has been working in Vancouver’s HIV/AIDS community for nearly 20 years.
As a leader of people and program delivery, Miranda has worked as Case Management...Read more...
Monika is on the front line of HIV/HCV health service with the South Fraser Community Service Society (SFCSS), and has worked with HIV/HCV clients since early 1990.
Dr. Peter Jepson-Young was a young gay Vancouver physician diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 1986. When no longer able to practice medicine, he took the courageous step to educate the...Read more...
Rick is currently the Chief Technical Officer for bioLytical Laboratories, where he oversees the regulatory, technical and clinical affairs related to the INSTI Point of Care...Read more...
Rolando is Assistant Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the senior physician leader for Vancouver Coastal Health.
Under the BC-CfE’s STOP...Read more...
Scott is Adjunct Professor of Nursing at UBC, Program Director of Urban Health & HIV/AIDS, and President-Elect of the Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
While struggling with his own health and HIV status, Wayne dedicated his life to helping and supporting others living with HIV/AIDS. Wayne was a long time volunteer at Positive...Read more...
As board member of the Canadian HIV-AIDS Legal Network, William strives to increase both the working knowledge of HIV amongst BC prosecutors and judges and the legal rights of...Read more...