Boston, Massachusetts
March 4–7, 2018


Community Liaison Subcommittee

Mark Hubbard

Mr Hubbard has lived with HIV/AIDS for 28 years and has served on various Vanderbilt University community advisory boards since 2001. He chaired the Tennessee Association of People With AIDS from 2004 to 2010 and continues to serve as its education liaison. He was awarded 6 consecutive community educator scholarships to CROI and conducts CROI-based community research trainings for the Tennessee AIDS Education and Training Center. He currently serves as a community representative to the HVTN Efficacy Trials Working Group and the HVTN 073/HPTN 081 (AMP Study) protocol team.

Jeff Taylor

Mr Taylor is a longtime HIV activist who lives in Palm Springs, California. He is active in HIV cure and AIDS malignancy advocacy. He is Cochair of the UCLA CARE Collaboratory Community advisory board and is a patient representative to the AIDS Malignancy Consortium and to its ANCHOR anal cancer screening study.

Morenike Ukpong, FWACS, MBA, BChD

Dr Ukpong is Associate Professor at Obafemi Awolowo University and Coordinator of the New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society in Ife, Nigeria. She has advocated for community engagement in HIV research and promoted the ethical conduct of HIV research. She currently works with a team planning the implementation of a preexposure prophylaxis demonstration study in Nigeria.

Lisa Diane White, MPH

Ms White is the Deputy Director at SisterLove, Inc, a nonprofit community-based organization in Atlanta, Georgia, dedicated to the education, prevention and support needs of women at risk for HIV/AIDS and other reproductive health issues. She has 26 years of experience with the health issues of black women and their inclusion in community-based participatory research. Ms White has been an outspoken educator, activist, and advocate for the advancement of women's health and status globally, including supporting women’s access to clinical trials, microbicide development, vaccine awareness, and preexposure prophylaxis.