David Evans

David Evans is the Director of HIV Programs at Project Inform, an HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) consumer advocacy, policy and education organization that was founded in 1985 in San Francisco. David is responsible for translating scientific discovery into advocacy and policy efforts to hasten the search for a cure for HIV, to improve HIV treatment and treatment implementation and to facilitate discovery and adoption of biomedical prevention methods such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. David began his HIV advocacy and education work in 1991 with AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and by helping to found the outreach and education department at Project Inform. He later helped launch the country's first HIV treatment education certification programs in California and went on to become the program director at Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York City, where he oversaw the treatment education department. David later served as the program director at the STOP AIDS Project in San Francisco, overseeing the development of HIV prevention programs for HIV-negative and HIV-positive gay and bisexual men.

 

As a technical writer and journalist, David published on multiple topics related to HIV AIDSmeds.com and POZ Magazine. David is currently serving on the community advisory board for the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise (DARE), an NIH funded HIV cure research collaboratory and serves as a member of the Fair Pricing Coalition, which advocates for reasonable pricing of HIV and HCV drugs and enhanced access to medications for those who are uninsured or under-insured.

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