Susan Buchbinder, MD
Susan completed her medical training at UCSF. Her research focuses on risk factors for HIV acquisition and interventions to prevent HIV infection, including HIV vaccines, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), behavioral interventions, rectal microbicides and combination modalities. Learn more about Dr. Buchbinder.
Cat-Dancing is thrilled to be a part of the ongoing effort at Bridge HIV to engage our communities locally and globally in ending HIV! She is ardent and eager to further immerse herself in this activism.
Garza Jose Carlos Asencios
Garza is a powerful member of the LGBT community in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a former professional ballet dancer, activist, advocate and a recipient of the Ollin Award for community Service from Instituto Familiar de la Raza.
Kenneth Coleman, MA
Kenneth holds an MA in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. He has as a passion for health equity and a keen interest in HIV & biomedical research.
Alfonso has over 15 years of experience in the field of HIV prevention research. In his career he has worked with queer youth, and with homeless & low-income adults.
April studied Anthropology & Health Sciences at San Jose State University. Before coming to Bridge HIV she worked with incarcerated & street youth across the Bay Area focusing on issues relating to HIV & STD prevention.
Rafael obtained a BA in Psychology from San Francisco State University. He is interested in addressing the sociocultural and structural barriers that prevent certain communities from accessing HIV/AIDS & health information services.
Gabriella has a B.S in Biochemistry from Saint Mary’s College of California. She is excited about being able to serve her community through HIV prevention research.
William Osbaldo Juarez
William earned his B.A. in LatinX and Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. He is proud to be part of the fight to address the health inequities that his and other communities of color face.
Delia Molloy, MA, MTS
Delia lost several close friends to AIDS in the early days of the epidemic and was drawn to work that would help bring an end to HIV. She approaches life with gratitude, curiosity, and a deep love of learning.
Eli L. Nevel-Tyler
Eli is a queer, non-binary human who was born and raised in the Bay Area. They are passionate about equity for all persons and fostering community connection.
Elba obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and a Public Health Nurse certificate from the University of San Francisco. Elba is passionate about clinical research and fighting health disparities.
Nicholas Yong Kang Ng
Nicholas has a BS in Microbiology and BA in Psychology from University of California, Davis. He has a keen interest in supporting HIV and biomedical research.
Fiona is a Bay Area native with a BA in Gender Studies & Global Health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is passionate about educating and connecting communities to preventative HIV resources.
Emily is a graduate of Northwestern University, with a background in theater. Now she uses her organizational skills to support our studies and human research protections.
Janie studied graphic design at Academy of Art University and has BA in Peace Studies from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands. Before coming to Bridge HIV, she worked with The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Patricia Von Felten
Patricia has over 10 years in database administration, application development and data management. She is honored to support the dedicated team of Researchers and staff in their import work to end HIV.
Theresa has an MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from UC Berkeley. She is devoted to supporting research that will help end the HIV epidemic.