HIV Center, Columbia University, Dept. of Psychiatry
601 West 168th St #46
New York, NY 10032
phone: (646) 774-6978
fax: (212) 568-3060
email: [email protected]
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The Northeast/Caribbean AETC serves New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands through its central office and local partners.
Daria Boccher-Lattimore, DrPH
Principal Investigator and Director
Francine Cournos, MD
Marshall Glesby, MD, PhD
Regional Clinical Director
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIV-P
Regional Pharmacy Director
Stephen N. Abel, DDS, MS
Regional Dental Director
Mari Millery, PhD
Regional Evaluation Director
Gracine S. Lewis, BS, CPF
MAI and Special Projects Manager
Eduardo Baez, LMSW
Interprofessional Education and Special Projects Project Coordinator
Nadine Nader, BA
Program Manager for CQI Initiatives and Faculty Development
Marianna Breytman, MA
Senior Educational Technologist
Catherine Farquharson, MPH
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Program Coordinator
Gethsemane Herron-Coward, MA
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northeast/Caribbean (NECA) AIDS Education & Training Center (AETC) found itself in need of a massive shift in its training methods. Within a matter of days, we were faced with shifting all of our in-person learning sessions to an entirely virtual...
Moving beyond culture competency to cultural humility acknowledges patients’ authority over their own lived experience
Health care delivery often involves a one-size-fits-all approach. As clinicians, we treat a patient with a particular diagnosis similar to the last patient we saw with the same...
When incorporating best practices and guidelines for HIV care, clinicians must take into account their clients’ mental health and substance use needs. Approximately 30- 50% of people living with HIV/AIDS have current or past severe to moderate depression. At its highest estimate, that’s more...
Principal Investigator, New York/New Jersey AETC
About 30% of people receiving care and treatment for HIV infection have major depression. But is it best to conceptualize major depression...