HU CFAR Community Engaged Research Program (CERP)

The HU CFAR Community Engaged Research Program (CERP) mission is to support clinical research recruitment and retention and ensure that new and recent research findings are shared with patients and other clinicians as soon as possible. CERP activities are facilitated and coordinated by Wanda Allen


Collaboration: With community-based organizations as well as federal, state and city governmental agencies on educational symposia to include participation from diverse populations to solve complex or difficult problems as they relate to the continuum of care and treatment of HIV. The HU CFAR Community Engaged Research Program has partnered with many organizations.

Recent webinars highlighting CERP efforts can be viewed here:


Recruiting for HIV Clinical Studies during COVID-19: Challenges and Solutions (January 14, 2021)

Conversations on COVID-19 & Black Communities: Masking Inequalities (August 6, 2020)

COVID-19 Equity Research Initiative (BNN-air date July 1, 2020)