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Fostering connections among HIV/AIDS workers in the St. Louis region

CCHP members look at a presentation slide in a conference room

On December 2, 2014, the Center for Community Health Partnerships at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis convened a meeting to bring together community groups and university researchers working in HIV/AIDS.

The meeting involved short overview presentations to help familiarize the groups and individuals with one another, plus time for discussion, with the goal of finding areas for potential collaboration, or identifying gaps that we could work to address.

View the presentations (PDF).

Participants included:

The center received positive feedback from the attendees and will work with the group to identify ways to support further connections or potential partnerships in the future. Among their comments, participants noted that this is “just the type of meeting the region needs,” and encouraged us to “keep the momentum.”