Blaine Parrish, PhD, MA

Assistant Professor, Departments of Health Policy and Prevention and Community Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
Phone: 202-994-2441
[email protected]

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • PI for community health center project to implement HIV testing in the clinical setting
  • Evaluator for HIV programs for transgender health program in Washington, DC
  • Evaluator for HIV programs for minority health clinic in Washington, DC

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Faculty sponsor for service learning projects including:
    • Transgender needs assessment - supervising students as they prepare to administer an HIV & transgender health needs assessment in Washington, DC
    • Curriculum development - supervising students as they develop a peer education HIV curriculum for an teen AIDS service organization in Washington, DC
    • Environmental Scans - supervising students as they conduct four environmental scans related to: (a) linkages to care between HIV testing and CARE programs; (b) assessing the activities of national AIDS organizations; (c) mapping state health department HIV programs and their relationship to state health department viral hepatitis programs; and (d) mapping HIV prevention programs for gay men - all for a national AIDS advocacy and state AIDS directors' membership organization in Washington, DC)
    • Background report - supervising students as they write a background report as the basis for a 5-year strategic plan for an organization working with sex working at risk for HIV in Washington, DC
    • Analysis - supervising students as they conduct a descriptive analysis of the LGBTQ population for the Mayor's office in Washington, DC
    • Curriculum development - supervising students as they develop a curriculum for middle school student (reproductive health and HIV/AIDS/STI prevention) for the state superintendent's office, Washington, DC

Current HIV/AIDS Clinical Activities:

  • Clinical education - April 20, 2012, presenting a national webcast sponsored by the AETC - NMC describing the patient-provider relationship and its impact on medical outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Pro-bono work for HIV prevention programs, clinical services, outreach services, and HIV testing program, including evaluation, program development and design, fundraising and development design, and implementation strategies for infrastructure changes and growth¬†