Curriculum Development

Ed was the Lead Curriculum writer for the UCSF AIDS Health Project from 1994-2006 where he was responsible for all aspects of HIV Counseling and Testing (HC&T) training activities, including the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of one-, two- and five-day trainings related to HC&T in the State of California. He has been responsible for developing curriculum content based on literature and field research, including interviews with professional providers; researching, writing and editing. His areas of expertise include developing e-learning curriculum and trainings, with a focus on risk-reduction counseling, the Stages of Change model, and developing counseling protocols based on the Project Respect Model. He’s been involved in
the implementation of rapid testing into community-based clinics, as well as creating Training of Trainers (TOTs), preparing other providers to present training materials he has created. In 2005, Ed was awarded the HIV National Educator of the Year Award from the body.com. He is currently in Graduate School at San Francisco State University.