Our Mission and Vision

Bridge HIV’s mission is to collaborate with communities to conduct innovative research that will guide HIV prevention locally and globally. We are committed to providing leadership in the development and testing of strategies to prevent HIV infection and disease progression. By collaborating with other researchers and communities throughout the world, our scientific breakthroughs will be used to help the people most affected by the epidemic. This cohesive work environment fosters innovation, accountability, and continual learning. Read more about our beginnings.

Innovative
Since the early 1980s, Bridge HIV has been working to discover effective HIV prevention strategies that will reduce the impact of HIV and AIDS locally and globally.

Expertise
Bridge HIV is a global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS and a recognized leader in the research community.

“Glocal”
Bridge HIV has a global impact, but a local city and community connection. Housed at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Bridge HIV serves an integral part of the San Francisco community and their needs.

Heritage
Bridge HIV studies are an important part of the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS. The results from trials in the early 1980s have become a world-renowned source for understanding HIV infection and disease, and current studies continue to make a global impression.