2003 CAPS Conference: Many Voices, One Mission

Many Voices, One Mission


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Intervention Village

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Keynote Presentations

Robert E. Fullilove, EdD is the Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs and Associate Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University. He currently co-directs the Community Research Group at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University along with his wife, Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD. The Fulliloves are also co-directors of a newly formed degree program in Urbanism and Community Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. Dr Fullilove has authored numerous articles on crack cocaine use, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, minority health, and mathematics and science education.
Judith D. Auerbach, PhD is the Director of the Behavioral and Social Science Program and the HIV Prevention Science Coordinator in the Office of AIDS Research (OAR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In these capacities, she oversees activities related to the development of scientific and budgetary priorities for AIDS research in the social,
behavioral, and prevention sciences, and AIDS research related to women and girls, across the NIH. Dr. Auerbach’s current research interests focus on the development of federal research policy related to the social and behavioral sciences, HIV/AIDS, women’s health, gender and sexuality, and children and family.
Rebeca Ramos, MPH was born in El Paso, Texas and has lived as a Borderlander all her life integrated to the binational community of El Paso/Juarez/Las Cruces. She has been a student and resident of both the US and Mexico, taking advantage of the rich cultures and traditions of both sides of the border. Early in her career she became involved in community mobilization and bi-national community services. She was the Technical Director of the US Mexico Border Health Association responsible for all technical cooperation activities until June 1, 2002. Ms. Ramos is currently the founding associate of the Border Evaluation Center, a collaborative of public health specialists that fosters cooperation between academics and community to strengthen processes and outcomes.

Photographs by Dave Robb and Maricarmen Arjona

Conference funded by: California State Office of AIDS, National AIDS Fund, CDC Business Responds to AIDS Labor Responds to AIDS, National Institute of Mental Health, Bristol-Myers Squibb Virology

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