Call for Nominations: CDC Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD Prevention and Treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking nominations for membership to the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHACHSPT). The CHACHSPT consists of 18 experts in fields associated with public health and similar disciplines, and will advise the CDC Director and HRSA’s Administrator and Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS regarding objectives, strategies, policies, and priorities for HIV, hepatitis, and STD prevention and treatment efforts.

Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the committee’s objectives. Federal employees will not be considered for membership. Members may be invited to serve for up to four-year terms. Nominations may be self-submitted by a candidate or by a person/organization recommending the candidate.

Please include the following with the application:

  1. Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact information (telephone numbers, mailing address, email address)
  2. At least one letter of recommendation from person(s) not employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Candidates may submit a letter(s) from current HHS employees if they wish, but at least one letter must be submitted by a person not employed by an HHS agency (e.g., CDC, NIH, FDA, etc).

All nominations must be submitted by August 31, 2019, and mailed to 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop:  E07, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027 or emailed to or faxed to 404-639-8317. For more information, please contact Margie Scott-Cseh, Committee Management Specialist, CDC, (404) 639-8317,

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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