Lawrence D.


741 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 415-522-1233

· Responsive project management · Knowledgeable in gay community culture and issues · Skilled at presenting medical information for lay audiences · Familiar with epidemiological research and methodology

· Vast network of community connections · In-depth understanding of HIV and STDs · Certified HIV/STD counselor · Creative and innovative approach to problems

Professional Experience
PROGRAM COORDINATOR Adult Immunization Program San Francisco Department of Public Health/ Communicable Disease Control and Prevention

2004 – present · Coordinate and manage Hepatitis Immunization Program and Influenza Immunization Program · Provide and/or coordinate technical assistance to local medical providers, social service providers and community partners · Create policy for citywide prioritization in flu vaccine use. · Respond to community needs – enhance existing prevention projects, and develop, implement and evaluate new projects · Maintain existing contractual agreements between Immunization Program and community partners.
COMMUNITY HEALTH SPECIALIST Gay Community Liaison San Francisco Department of Public Health/STD Prevention and Control Services

1999 – 2004 · Selected, trained and supervised outreach team targeting gay and bisexual men in bars, commercial sex establishments, and on the street · Developed strategies for promoting the “Healthy Penis 2002” syphilis campaign, distributing sexual health outreach and referral materials, and/or administering

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behavioral or evaluation surveys in various settings Created and developed effective sexual health education and outreach materials, such as the popular gay sexual health booklet “Reading This Might Save Your Ass” Created, developed and coordinated all aspects of effective, innovative and multiagency STD testing and awareness campaigns such as “Spring Cleaning” Developed and maintained relations between STD Prevention and Control Services and community-based organizations (CBO’s), AIDS service organizations (ASO’s), health activist groups, relevant social groups, local bars, commercial sex establishments and AIDS Office/HIV Prevention Section Convened and facilitated focus groups of community partners Coordinated and supervised regular STD screening events at street fairs and commercial sex establishments Developed and presented STD training or informational talks to staff and clients of CBO’s and ASO’s Assisted in developing behavioral research and campaign evaluation instruments

Counselor and Data Manager for PEP Study and PEP Program 1997 – 1999

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Assisted in developing and coordinating HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) study, from inception to completion Developed logistics and maintained infrastructure for communication with ancillary services Coordinated frequently with various investigators responsible for the outcome of the research Counseled clients in PEP program, using client-centered approach; assessed risk, and made behavioral interventions Produced targeted informational and outreach materials for numerous projects and programs Conducted staff trainings at CBO’s; maintained connections with CBO’s and ASO’s
University of San Francisco

PROJECT MANAGER California, Options Project 1996-1997

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Developed, coordinated, and managed highly successful pilot study, from its inception Developed logistics and maintained infrastructure for communication with ancillary services Wrote and maintained complex research protocol Wrote and designed effective educational and promotional material, as well as articles for publication in the local press Developed database system for tracking clients; scheduled clients’ complex followup visits Conducted staff trainings at CBO’s maintained liaisons with CBO’s and ASO’s.

ADULT EDUCATOR Mandarin Chinese Instructor Classes 1991 – 1996, 2004 Francisco/Berkeley

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Developed, organized and taught intensive small group Mandarin classes Specialize in helping students achieve fluency quickly
San San Francisco Armstrong Berkeley United Federation for Democracy in China Hong Kong

English as a Second Language Francisco JCC 1993 – 1996


Taught basic ESL classes to Soviet émigrés, at all levels

1990 – 1993 University · Designed curriculum and taught academic English to internationals SAFEHOUSE COORDINATOR 1989


Coordinated communications and activities between safehouses for political refugees smuggled into Hong Kong from mainland China after the 1989 student movement in Tiananmen Square Acted as liaison between the refugees and governmental representatives of the countries to which they would be repatriated (Australia, Canada, France, and the United States)



Bloomfield PJ, Kent C, Campbell D, Hanbrook L, Klausner JD Community-based chlamydia and gonorrhea screening through the United States mail Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2002 May; 29(5):294-7 Articles for ACT UP Golden Gate writer’s pool, published in the Bay Area Reporter: · New Options for New Infections BAR, 20 June 1996 · SF PEP Update:: What Happens BAR, 2 April 1998 · Cyclosporine in HIV Infection BAR, 18 February 1999 · Is It a Good Itch or a Bad Itch? BAR, 13 May 1999 · The New Face of PEP BAR, 12 August 1999 Other publications: Beijing Heart – A Tiananmen Story Tiananmen Square protests. Published by Ma Nao Books, 1999 Book of personal account during the ISBN 0-9670264-0-7



Getting Guys to Give a Fuck (about sexual health) GLBTI Health Summit, 24 August 2002, Boulder Colorado New Directions, Models, Paradigms, and Ways of Thinking About HIV Prevention for Gay Men Gay Men’s Health Summit, 30 July 1999, Boulder Colorado HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis after Sexual and Needle Sharing Exposure and Following Sexual Assault 10 th Annual National AIDS Update Conference, 27 March 1998 Mental Health Referral Needs of People Seeking HIV Postexposure Prevention American Psychological Associaion Symposium, 14 August 1998


Community Activism and Involvement
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Castroguys – Gay men’s health initiative, founding member Community Representative at Primary Investigators Meeting between VaxGen and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13-14 December, 1999, Atlanta, Georgia Community Advisory Board member, HIVNET/SF Department of Public Health, AIDS Office, since 1994


Portfolio and samples of work available upon request