CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHACHSPT)
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Office of Infectious Diseases
Designated Federal Officer – Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H.
HRSA Designated Federal Officer – Laura W. Cheever, M.D., ScM
The CDC / HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment shall advise the Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Administrator, HRSA, regarding objectives, strategies, policies, and priorities for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD prevention and treatment efforts including surveillance of HIV infection, AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, other STDs, and related behaviors; epidemiologic, behavioral, health services, and laboratory research on HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, and other STDs; identification of policy issues related to HIV/Viral Hepatitis/STD professional education, patient healthcare delivery, and prevention services; agency policies about prevention of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis and other STDs, treatment, healthcare delivery, and research and training; strategic issues influencing the ability of CDC and HRSA to fulfill their missions of providing prevention and treatment services; programmatic efforts to prevent and treat HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and other STDs; and support to the agencies in their development of responses to emerging health needs related to HIV, Viral Hepatitis and other STDs.