Community Collaboration Board

The Community Collaboration Board (CCB) is comprised of local leaders who bring critical expertise to the CFAR’s efforts to halt the spread of HIV in Chicago and beyond. The CCB increases the CFAR’s integration with other citywide HIV-related initiatives and creates a strategic scientific partnership between multiple health care providers and community organizations, the Chicago Department of Public Health, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago.

There is a long history of community involvement within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) CFAR program. Each CCB is a unique body with its own practices for helping to make the CFAR’s work relevant to communities’ needs for more effective HIV interventions.

Héctor Torres (Co-Chair)
Colibrí Counseling and Consulting

David Ernesto Munar (Co-Chair)
Howard Brown Health

Peter McLoyd
Ruth M. Rothstein Core Center

Yaa Simpson
The Association of Clinical Trial Service

Simone Koehlinger
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Cathy Christeller
Chicago Women’s AIDS Project

Jeff Berry
The Reunion Project

Judy Perloff
Chicago House

Kim L. Hunt
Pride Action Tank

Anne Statton
Mother and Child Alliance