Joseph Hall

Community Leader, HIV Treatment CAB, DC VA Medical Center

Joseph Hall has been a DC-based HIV research advocate since 2002. He is one of the founding members of the DC-D-CFAR Community Advisory Board (CAB) and is Chairperson for the Washington DC Veteran Affairs Medical Center Infectious Diseases CAB. Mr. Hall represents the HIV affected community on several other domestic and an international CABs as well, such as within the NIH HIV Supported HIV Research Networks of INSIGHT, ACTG and the HPTN.

Other HIV research affiliations include membership on the HANC Behavior Science Working Group; the Howard University based Coalition for the Elimination of AIDS-related Stigma (CEAS), and the DC Community Coalition (DCCC) for AIDS 2012. He was the lead author for the DCCC Science Section of the Platform submitted to the Mayor and read at the AIDS 2012 Conference.

Mr. Hall is the recipient of several scholarships to attend International HIV Research Conferences, such as CROI, and IAS, holds a BS degree from the University of Nebraska; a Certificate of Korean Language Proficiency from the Defense Language Institute of Monterey, California, has served 6 years in the Air Force, as an Intelligence Analyst, and was employed for 6 years at the University of Nebraska-Omaha cumulating with the appointment of Director for the Offices of Multicultural Affairs and Orientation.

He has travelled extensively, living in US cities such as Miami, San Francisco, New York and Boston, and in foreign countries such Vietnam (1990-1991) and France (1979-1980 and 1984 as a Rotary Scholar for the latter).