Scientific Advisory Board


The Disparities Core Scientific Advisory Board provides guidance on current and future research projects related to HIV disparities. Each member has extensive background in HIV research, testing, treatment, and care, especially in regard to under-served and vulnerable populations.

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Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
Public Health Officer
San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency

Wilma Wooten

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Owen Clinic
UC San Diego

Charles Hicks
Distinguished Professor, Pathology and Medicine
Director, UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research
Director, UC San Diego AIDS Research Institute
Staff Physician, VA San Diego Healthcare System
Florence Seeley Riford Chair in AIDS Research
Douglas Richman

Associate Dean, Global Health Sciences
Harold Simon Professor
Chief, Division of Global Public Health
UC San Diego

Steffanie Strathdee

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