Meet the CBA Team:

Pamela Jumper Thurman, Ph.D.

Barbara Plested, Ph.D.

Irene Vernon, Ph.D.

Martha Burnside, B.A.

Andrea Israel, B.A.

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Advancing HIV/AIDS Prevention in Native Communities welcomes you to the website. It is with great pleasure we offer our Capacity Building Assistance to any organization serving Native communities (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians).

Advancing HIV/AIDS Prevention in Native Communities is located within the Ethnic Studies Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.

More information about our services can be found in the "Capacity Building Assistance" link or by visiting our "Community Readiness" link, in which downloads are available.


  • Rapid HIV Testing Trainings and upcoming conferences for 2008! Click here.

  • *New* Community Readiness Toolkit is available...order now!

  • We wish to honor Keith Foskin, a man whose talents and sensitivity were utilized to develop our project's initial CASAE website. His laughter, his companionship and his friendship are missed. Thank you, Keith, for all of your efforts on our behalf! (Keith left this world on February 3, 2008.)


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