Dr James Gigliello graduated with his PH.D. from Northcentral University in Psychology specializing in Gender Diversity. Afterwards he received a certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy for the LGBTQ communities. He has been an activist/advocate for those with HIV for the past 35+ years. He marched with Larry Kramer in Act-Up, attended many meetings and webinars on HIV, sits on several advisory boards addressing stigma, issues of care and medication adherence. James has seen the ravages of AIDS and the loss of over 100 friends. He recently completed a Virtual Academy from Harvard Medical School on Leadership. Currently he teaches online undergrad Psychology courses at St Joseph’s College.