Dr Marcus Day is the Director of the Caribbean Drug & Alcohol Research Institute based in Castries, Saint Lucia. The Institute studies the overlap between drug use and HIV infection on vulnerable populations.
He lives in the ghettos amongst the communities he serves and is renowned for being a straight shooter – telling it like it is!!
He has served as principal investigator on two ongoing research projects:
- Crack cocaine and HIV Risk Street Drug Users in Saint Lucia and
- Drug use and HIV Risk Behaviours among Caribbean MSM community.
Marcus Day spoke with Dean Beck recently when he was in town as part of the organising committee finalising the program for AIDS 2014.
This interview was first broadcast on Word for Word on JOY 94.9.