2010 Membership Committee

This committee’s main focus for 2010 will be to support and maintain membership. Oversee and implement the recruitment of and application process for new members. Interview and select prospective members to recommend for appointment. Develop comprehensive orientation. Develop and implement methods for member retention. Ensure that Council maintains parity, inclusion and representation (PIR). Update recruitment […]


Rowe C, Santos M, Wheeler E, Vittinghoff E, Davidson P, Coffin PO. Predictors of participant engagement and naloxone utilization in a community-based naloxone distribution program. Addiction. 2015 Aug;110(8):1301-10. DOI:10.1111/add.12961. PMID: 25917125 Behar E, Santos M, Rowe C, Wheeler E, Coffin PO. Brief education is sufficient for naloxone distribution to opioid users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. […]

2010 Bylaws, Policies and Procedures Committee

This committee tasks will include the following: Review the Bylaws and Policies and Procedures for consistency and make recommendations for updates and/or changes. Review and potentially modify Bylaws and Policies & Procedures. Provide regular updates on suggested revisions to Steering Committee. Provide feedback to Harder & Company (HPPC technical consultant) revised drafts of the Policies […]

Project HOPE

Project HOPE is a multi-site, NIH-funded study within the NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN); San Francisco DPH led the clinical and intervention team for the trial, although the trial did not take place in San Francisco and the Principal Investigator was Dr Lisa Metsch. Project HOPE sought to address issues around HIV-infected persons who delay seeking care until their […]

2011 Full Council

The HIV Prevention Planning Council meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month from 3:00-6:00 PM at various locations in San Francisco. Locations are generally announced at least one week before each meeting, and agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to each meeting.

2016 Full Council

This year the HIV Prevention Planning Council (HPPC) and the HIV Health Services Planning Council (HHSPC) are expected to become fully integrated by merging in May. In anticipation to the merger HPPC has  scheduled meetings on its regular second Thursday of the month during January and February. Meetings will be held from 3:00-6:00 PM in San Francisco at […]

Testing and Linkage to Care

The information is this page is intended for Training Coordinators at agencies providing HIV counseling and testing services in San Francisco. Testing Coordinators Meetings Coordinator Meetings are held on the second Friday of every other month at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 330A from 1-3PM, unless specified otherwise. Often, new procedures, information, and materials are provided […]