Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Agnes Leitheiser
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Agnes Leitheiser is deputy director of the division of the Minnesota Department of Health that focuses on prevention and control of diseases, including AIDS. Her activism grew from a nursing background, and she has a long history of advocating on behalf of her profession. Leitheiser was a member of the state's earliest efforts to create a response to the AIDS epidemic and coordinated efforts through local health agencies. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: She discusses the changes she has seen in the state government's response to AIDS and the increasing cooperation between activist communities and bureaucracy.
Quantity 14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Leitheiser, Agnes
Interviewer: Berger, Jennifer
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/06/1995
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50
Accession Number AV1996.17.5
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'

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