Borum's Brooks named to AIDS panel
Douglas Brooks, executive director of the JRI Health/Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center has been named to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Brooks is also the Vice President for Health Services, Justice Resource Institute, the Boston-based organization that is part of BIDMC's Community Care Alliance.
A licensed clinical social worker, Brooks' work involves partnering with local, state, and federal government and non-government sectors
The council of HIV/AIDS experts is composed of a diverse group of researchers, service providers, and community leaders from around the country, including people living with HIV. It also includes people who are from community-based organizations that cater to the medical, legal, or mental health needs of people living with HIV and AIDS.
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