Cynthia Gomez

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Cynthia Gomez, "PhD is director of Health Equity Initiatives at the San Francisco State University responsible for leading campus efforts to enhance and integrate research, curricula, community service and training programs that address health disparities in the United States. A leading scientist in HIV prevention, prior to joining SFSU, Dr. Gomez was co-director of the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and AIDS Research Institute (ARI). She received her Masters' in Psychology from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University. Prior to her position at CAPS, Dr. Gomez spent twelve years working in community health settings, including five years as director of a child and family mental health center in Boston. Currently, she works on research projects geared primarily towards HIV/AIDS prevention interventions for diverse populations. Dr. Gomez is a nationally renowned speaker and sought-out expert in the field of HIV prevention. She sits on several national committees such as the CDC's HIV & STD Advisory Council, and the Scientific Advisory Committee and Board of Directors of the Alan Guttmacher Institute. She also sits on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS." [1]

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  1. Board of Directors, Pacific Institute for Women's Health, accessed December 10, 2007.