Alameda AIDS Research Coalition (AARC)

The Alameda AIDS Research Coalition is a consortium of health sciences investigators at UCSF (academic researchers), community-based organizations that serve the African American community (CBO researchers), and community members (community researchers) to answer significant scientific STI/HIV research questions.


About AARC – History and AIMS – Learn more about the AARC.


Current Research - To date the AARC has held two half-day research forums to highlight current or recent collaborative research efforts within Alameda county. Click here for a list of current research projects by AARC members in Alameda County, CA.

Click here for the 2013 Research Compendium

Click here for the 2015 Research Compendium


Resources – A list of resources to assist research collaboration between researchers and CBOs.


The principal investigators for the African American Research Coalition are:

Academic: Dr. Marguerita Lightfoot (UCSF CAPS)

Community: Cynthia Carey-Grant (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease – W.O.R.L.D)

Last modified: October 16, 2015