National CFAR CAB Coalition Meeting


October 31 – November 1, 2017
Dupont Circle Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW

The National CFAR CAB Coalition (NCCC) Annual Meeting was a two-day meeting held in conjunction with the CFAR National Meeting and Scientific Symposium. NCCC serves as a resource for the creation, development and sustainability of CFAR Community Advisory Boards.  With 40+ members from 15 CFARs across the country, the National CFAR CAB Coalition pursues its mission through four primary working groups: Mission & Operations; Communications; Community & Scientific Engagement; and Mentorship and CAB Development.

Meeting Agenda

Day 1: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00-9:00 am

Breakfast, Registration and Ice Breaker

9:00-9:30 am

Welcome and Introductions
Alan Greenberg, MD, DC CFAR Director
Marcia V. Ellis, DC CFAR CAB Chair
Andre H. Ford, PhD, NCCC CAB Chair/Penn CAB

9:30-10:15 am

CAB Minute: Lightening Round session

10:15-11:30 am

NIH/NCCC Roundtable
Maureen Goodenow, MD, Office of AIDS Research Director, NIH
Gina Brown, PhD, Office of AIDS Research, NIH
Craig S. Hutchinson, MPH, UCLA CAB (Moderator)

11:30-12:00 pm

Intro to Strategic Plan
Andre H. Ford, PhD, NCCC CAB Chair

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


1:00-4:30 pm

NCCC Business Meeting
Committee Meetings
Review of voting procedures
Officer elections: Chair, Secretary
Operations and Finance
Strategic Planning

4:30-5:00 pm

Wrap Up/ Day 2 Overview
Andre H. Ford, PhD, NCCC CAB Chair

Day 2: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast and Registration

9:00-9:15 am

Recap from Day 1
Tiffany B. Dominique, Penn CFAR

9:15-10:30 am

Community Session 1:
Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Planning and Opportunities for CFAR

Gretchen Weiss, MPH, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Marcus Stanley, MPH, HealthHIV
Kenyon Farrow, MA, Treatment Action Group
Kevin T. Jones, MPH, MEd, UCHAPS (Moderator)

10:45-12:00 pm

Community Session 2:
Community Engagement: Grassroots Strategies to Finding Your Own Solutions

Vanessa Leja, MPH, UW CFAR 
Tanya Henderson, PhD DC
Tiffany B. Dominique, Penn CFAR
Danielle M. Campbell, MPH, UCLA CFAR CAB (Moderator)
12:00-1:00 pm

LUNCH with CFAR Administrators– in Café Dupont 

1:15-2:30 pm

Community Session 3:
We’re all in this Together: Community Engagement and HIV Research in the District of Columbia

Shawnika Hull, PhD, George Washington University
Martha Sichone Cameron, MPH, The Women's Collective
Monica Ruiz, PhD, MPH, George Washington University
Michael Kharfen, DC Department Of Health
Ron Simmons, PhD, DC CFAR CAB (Moderator)

2:45-4:00 pm

Community Session 4:
Innovative Approaches to Disseminate Research Findings in Community Settings

Lawrence Vinson, Harvard
Caressa Harding, UNC CFAR
Marcia V. Ellis, DC CFAR CAB
Steve Dellinger, IMM, CSSBB, UAB CFAR CAB
Jimmy Gibbs, MDiv, UNC CFAR CAB (Moderator)
4:00-4:30 pm

Wrap up and Closing
NCCC Executive Committee