LGBT champion Anthony Silvestre, longtime face of Pitt Men's Study

Silvestre, 76, was professor emeritus of infectious diseases and microbiology at Pitt’s School of Public Health, associate director of Pittsburgh’s Center for LGBT Health and Wellness, and co-investigator for the Pitt Men’s Study, an NIH-funded research project that was key to the understanding of AIDS. He died on Sept. 1, 2022, at his home in Burlington, Vt., from heart-related problems.

Read a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary