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  1. Expand visibility of timely and relevant Federal HIV policies, programs, and resources to the American public.
  2. Increase use of new media tools by government, minority, and other community partners to extend the reach of HIV programs to communities at greatest risk.
  3. Increase knowledge about HIV and access to HIV services for people most at-risk for, or living with, HIV. receives planning guidance from a cross agency planning group and uses a Communications Plan (701 KB) to guide activities.

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Web site managers are encouraged to link to Please identify the site as providing one-stop access to U.S. Government HIV/AIDS information. The logo may be used in conjunction with your link. The logo is comprised of the following file: AIDS_gov_thumbnail.gif (9.79 KB). For example, the following should be placed on a site to link to Thumbnail image
Visit Access to U.S. Government HIV/AIDS information.

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<a href=""><img alt=" Access to U.S. Government HIV / AIDS information" src="" title=" Thumbnail image" /><br /></a>Visit <a href=""> Access to U.S. Government HIV/AIDS information.</a>


HHS collaborates with departments and agencies across the Federal government to provide HIV/AIDS related information to users. Content for this Web site is provided by:

  • The White House
    • Office of National AIDS Policy
    • Office of National Drug Control Policy
    • The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services*
    • Office of the Secretary
      • President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA)
    • Administration on Aging
    • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
    • Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP)
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (C MS)
    • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    • Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)
    • Indian Health Service (IHS)
    • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
      • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
      • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
      • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
      • National Library of Medicine (NLM)
      • Office of AIDS Research
    • Office of Civil Rights
    • Office of Global Health Affairs
    • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
      • Office of Adolescent Health (OAH)
      • Office of Disease Prevention and Heath Promotion (ODPHP)
      • Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP)
      • Office of Minority Health (OMH)
      • Office of Population Affairs (OPA)
      • Office of the Surgeon General (OSG)
      • Office on Women’s Health (OWH)
    • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
      • Web Communication Division
    • Substance Abuse and Medical Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
    • Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
  • U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
  • U.S. Department of State (State)
    • Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

*The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States Government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. HHS is the managing sponsor of Team

Miguel GomezMiguel Gomez

Aisha MooreAisha Moore
Communications Director

Michele ClarkMichele Clark
Managing Director

Cathy ThomasCathy Thomas
Technical Director & Federal Liaison

Michelle Samplin-SalgadoMichelle Samplin-Salgado
New Media Strategist

Paige BakerPaige Baker
Executive Editor

Jennie AndersonJennie Anderson
Communications Advisor

Chris DeLooseChris DeLoose

Brian RobertBrian Robert
Usability Specialist/Information Architect

Van 'Kyle' DangVan "Kyle" Dang

Robin JosephRobin Joseph
Project Associate

Lance RoggendorffLance Roggendorff

Greg GruseGreg Gruse
Mobile Developer

Jeremiah VanderlanJeremiah Vanderlan
Technical Deputy

Deb LeBelDeb LeBel
Partnership Specialist

Tim BadaczewskiTim Badaczewski

Mindy NichaminMindy Nichamin
New Media Coordinator

Nathan RayNathan Ray

Robb NolanRobb Nolan
Technical and Video Coordinator

Ashley BushAshley Bush
Web Designer

Naima CozierNaima Cozier

National HIV/AIDS Strategy communicates about and works toward achieving the President's National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals:

  1. Reduce new HIV infections
  2. Increase access to care and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV
  3. Reduce HIV-related health disparities

Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council both manages and receives guidance from the Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council, which is composed of representatives from many of the Departments and agencies listed above. The Council brings together Web, content, and communications leads from Federal agencies with HIV/AIDS portfolios. Council members plan and implement Federal new media efforts around HIV/AIDS. The Council also promotes coordination and collaboration to improve delivery of HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, and treatment messages and services via new media.

The Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council is coordinated by Miguel Gomez, the Director of (, (202) 690-5560). The group meets monthly via conference call and has an annual in-person meeting each winter. This year’s meeting was held on February 15, 2012 - Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council Agenda - (PDF - 27 KB).

If you have questions about the Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council, please send them to