The Administrative Core supports collaborative, multidisciplinary, translational HIV/AIDS research and training at our consortium institutions.
The Administrative Core supports collaborative, multidisciplinary, translational HIV/AIDS research and training at our consortium institutions (University of Washington, Fred Hutch, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Seattle Children’s, Infectious Disease Research Institute) through coordinating research and training programs, and clinical services; international technical assistance; promoting growth of funding for HIV research and training; supporting development of scientific expertise of faculty; providing educational opportunities and developing HIV-related curriculum; providing scientific communication to investigators and trainees; procuring space for these activities; promoting inter-CFAR activities; and supporting community outreach.
The Core is also responsible for the operational management of the CFAR, including strategic planning; grants, facilities, personnel, and program management; finance and administration; advertising CFAR services and programs; support of Core and Program functions; external relations; coordinating seminars and conferences; securing and managing institutional support and donor funding; monitoring and evaluation; and communications.
Educational and training opportunities co-sponsored by the Administration Core include:
AIDS Clinical Conference – monthly conference designed to increase the knowledge of healthcare practitioners about HIV/AIDS
STI and HIV Research Symposium – annual symposium featuring research presentations by pre- and post-doctoral trainees in STI and HIV research, CFAR and STI Center awardees, and research trainees.
Principles of STI and HIV Research and Public Practice Summer Course – annual two-week intensive course on STI and HIV research, with an interdisciplinary focus.
The Administrative Core promotes fund-raising for HIV/AIDS research, through interactions with donors and the UW Advancement Office. For more information about donating for HIV/AIDS research, go to our Donation page.
Connie Celum, Director
Julie Dombrowski, Co-Director
Corey Casper, Associate Director
Grace John-Stewart, Associate Director
Susan P. Mello, Associate Director
Julie McElrath, Associate Director
Nina Kim, EDI Director
Louis Shackelford, OCE Director
Linh Newcomb, Grant and Finance Manager
Ron Craig, Fiscal and Program Specialist
Michael Louella, OCE Manager
Jacqueline Williamson, Program Specialist
Lauren Johnson, CFAR Student Assistant
Hana Phan, CFAR Student Assistant
UW Box #351620
Seattle, WA 98195