GWU School of Public Health & Health Services
- Launched two longitudinal studies on HIV prevention among two high-risk groups in Washington, DC as part of the NIH-funded HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN): HPTN 064- HIV infection and risk among high-risk heterosexual women; HPTN 061 - The use of peer health navigation to increase uptake of HIV prevention activities among Black men who have sex with men.
- Facilitated formative activities such as: collaborating to develop study Standard Operating Procedures; administering study mobile van purchase, design and customization; initiating correspondence with the Community Advisory Board; and training field staff.
- Coordinated active field screening, recruitment and interviews with potential study participants. Performed phlebotomy and rapid HIV test for enrolled participants. Conducted computerized interviews using an Audio Computer-Assisted Self Interview system. Oversaw confidential correspondence and follow-up appointments for participants.
- Directed participant recruitment, data collection, and data flow: monitoring multiple case receipt tracking reports received from Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention; implemented Quality Assurance/Quality Control for incoming case report forms.