Jae Sevelius, PhD, is an Assistant Professor with the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. At CAPS, Dr. Sevelius is the Principal Investigator of an NIH/NIMH-funded project to develop a culturally specific HIV prevention intervention for transgender women. Jae is also Co-Principal Investigator of the Transitions Project, which provides capacity building assistance and technical assistance to community based organizations and health departments throughout the U.S. to promote knowledgeable, sensitive, and effective HIV/AIDS prevention for transgender communities of color and transgender people living with HIV. As Co-Principal Investigator of the CoE, Dr. Sevelius is the liaison to CAPS and leads the systematic review and synthesis of existing transgender HIV prevention research and programs in California, identifying research priorities, best practices, and service gaps to inform reports on emerging issues and a research agenda for transgender HIV prevention in California.
Last modified: December 4, 2014