Community Education, U.S. Projects Manager
Gail first came to the HVTN as a volunteer of the Community Advisory Board (CAB) in St. Louis.
After volunteering two and a half years as a CAB member, Gail moved to Seattle in 2003 and became HVTN's Community Education U.S. Projects Manager.
works with educators and community members at over 25 HIV vaccine trial sites around the country as they do the difficult work of raising awareness about preventive HIV vaccine research, recruiting participants into vaccine trials, developing culturally relevant materials, and spreading messages about the promise that a preventive HIV vaccine holds for the future.
Away from the office, Gail
has maintained a semi-professional music career.
sang with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Chorus, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Chorus, including four performances in New York's Carnegie Hall and three CD recordings.
performs with Seattle Pro Musica and sings in her
has also been active in the Jewish community as a religious school teacher, Hebrew tutor, and vocal soloist.
Gail received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy at Eastern Michigan University and her Master's Degree in Health Science at Washington University in St. Louis.