James A. Peterson, EdD, MHS

Community Research Coordinator, DC CFAR; Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University


Office Phone: (202) 994-2852
950 New Hampshire Avenue NW Washington DC 20052

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • Ethnographic formative assessment research on the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance
  • Community Activities Coordinator, DC Cohort Study
  • Ethnographic support for the HIV Prevention Trial Network (HPTN) studies (061 & 064) in the District of Columbia.
  • Ethnographic study of the House/Ball scene and accessing HIV/AIDS care among young men of color who have sex with men

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Course taught in Ethnographic Methods as Applied in Public Health, GW SPHHS

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Qualitative Component of the Monitoring and Evaluation of the Washington, DC routine testing campaign
  • District of Columbia Department of Health Community Services Assessment (CSA)