Adrienne is a Clinical Research Associate and has been with the ACTU since July 2011. She works on multiple ACTG studies. Working remotely from Okinawa, Japan.
BA, Furman University
Katherine is the Clinical Research Screener and began working for the Global Health HIV Prevention & Treatment Clinical Trials Unit in June 2016. Her responsibility is to connect patients seen in the clinic to research opportunities, serving as a liaison between the patient's clinical provider and our research staff.
Health on Wheels program and assists with research billing.
BS, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Amanda is a research assistant. Her duties involve working primarily with leukapheresis, Vorinostat and Argos studies. She is also concluding work with CHAVI studies and remains very active with various projects for Dr. David Margolis.
BA, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
MSW, LCSW Howard University
Noshima is a social worker who has ten years of experience in HIV. Her passion for prevention placed her with the ACTU in 2013. She is a counselor and qualitative interviewer on HPTN studies. In addition to working on protocols, Noshima also provides community education and outreach and assists with CAB-related duties.
BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Alex is a research assistant who has been with the ACTU since May 2013. He assists coordinators on various studies.
BS, MPH, CHES, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Gabrielle is a research assistant who has been with the HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit since July 2016. She assists coordinators with various studies, including HPTN 085 & 083.
BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Megan is a Regulatory Documents Specialist responsible for preparing new study documents and maintaining ongoing study files conducted throughout our Division.
BS, James Madison University
Erin is a Research Specialist and has been with the ACTU since December 2010.
Nazneen is the regulatory coordinator and has been with the ACTU since September 1998. Her research interests include HIV, autism and ulcerative colitis. Her job is to prepare and submit regulatory materials for all studies to the sponsor, CTRC, IRB and RCC. She does this for studies at UNC, as well as our associated sites at Regional Center for Infectious Disease, Wake County Health Department and sites in Malawi, Lusaka, Zambia, South Africa and China.
BA, Winston-Salem State University
Javacia is the Data Coordinator. Her responsibilities include quality control of research records, responding to database queries, and database maintenance. She has been with the ACTU since May 2012.
Catherine is the data manager and has been with the ACTU since August 2008. Her job includes quality control and quality assurance of research records, creation of source documentation, and database maintenance.
Dania is a regulatory coordinator and has been with the ACTU since January of 2008. Dania handles all IRB and Department of Corrections submissions, queries, and issues to ensure that studies are IRB and DOC approved. She works primarily with the Acute Infection and Prison groups.
Jonathan is a Research Specialist, Team Leader, who has been with the ACTU since 2009. He coordinates and collaborates on a plethora of studies. He serves as Team Leader for the Unit's support staff.
MSPH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Damon is a Graduate Research Assistant who has been with the ACTU since April 2013. He primarily assists study coordinators and colleagues on HPTN studies, including HPTN 073 and HPTN 085. Damon is also a PhD candidate in the Department of Epidemiology at UNC Chapel Hill.
Debbie is a data assistant and has been with the ACTU since October 2010. Her responsibilities include quality control of research records, responding to database queries, data entry and randomization of subjects.
BS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Alexandra is a research assistant who has been with the HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit since November 2015. She assists coordinators with various studies.
BS, Universidad Metropolitana de Puerto Rico
Juan is the ACTU Research Technician and has been with the group since November 2011. His roles include the processing of all time-sensitive specimens; maintaining inventory and appropriate lab data for study samples; coordination of all lab-related materials for industry studies; and managment of distribution and custody of all research-pertinent samples for new protocols.
Licensed Practical Nurse, US Army
Mandy is a Clinical Research Associate and has been with the ACTU since January 2013. She's been with UNC's Division of Infectious Diseases since February 2000, previously working for the Center for AIDS Research and, prior to that, in the Infectious Diseases Clinic at UNC Hospitals.