Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (EIS 2020)

The mission of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, in collaboration with community, state, national, and international partners, is to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) infections and reduce the prevalence of HIV-related illness and death through research, surveillance, programs, and campaigns.

Goals

  • Prevent new HIV infections
  • Improve health outcomes for persons living with HIV
  • Reduce HIV-related disparities and health inequities

Objectives

  • Increase the number and use of high-impact prevention strategies for communities at highest risk of HIV infection
  • Increase the proportion of persons who are aware of their HIV status
  • Increase the proportion of providers who are aware of, and using, high-impact prevention strategies
  • Increase the proportion of persons with diagnosed HIV who are linked to care soon after diagnosis
  • Increase the proportion of HIV-infected persons who achieve viral suppression
  • Increase the number of interventions that address social and structural barriers for the most-affected populations
  • Reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV

DHAP Leadership and EIS Officers

Eugene McCray, MD
Eugene McCray, MD

Director
(EIS 1983)

Irene Hall, PhD, MPH
Irene Hall, PhD, MPH

Acting Deputy Director
for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Science

John Brooks, MD
John Brooks, MD

Senior Medical Advisor
(EIS 1998)

Linda Valleroy, PhD
Linda Valleroy, PhD

Associate Director for Science
(EIS 1991)

Laura Fehrs, MD
Laura Fehrs, MD

Deputy Associate Director for Science
(EIS 1985)

James Carey
James Carey, PhD

Deputy Associate Director for Science

Monica Adams
Monica Adams, PhD

(EIS 2014)

Christine Agnew-Brune, PhD, MPH
Christine Agnew-Brune, PhD, MPH

(EIS 2016)

Kate Buchacz, PhD
Kate Buchacz, PhD

(EIS 2002)

Sharoda Dasgupta
Sharoda Dasgupta, PhD, MPH

(EIS 2015)

Robyn Neblett Fanfair, MD, MPH
Robyn Neblett Fanfair, MD, MPH

(EIS 2010)

Anne Marie France, PhD
Anne Marie France, PhD

(EIS 2008)

Nathan Furukawa, MD, MPH
Nathan Furukawa, MD, MPH

(EIS 2018)

Karen Hoover
Karen Hoover, MD, MPH

Jun Li  MD, PhD, MPH
Jun Li MD, PhD, MPH

(EIS 2006)

Alexa Oster- MD, MPH
Alexa Oster, MD, MPH

(EIS 2007)

Joseph (Buzz) Prejean
Joseph (Buzz) Prejean, PhD

Julie Rushmore
Julie Rushmore, PhD, DVM

(EIS 2019)

Samira Sami, DrPH
Samira Sami, DrPH

(EIS 2018)

Dawn Smith, MD, MPH
Dawn Smith, MD, MPH

(EIS 1991)

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