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CNR graduates have made their mark in every field of endeavor!

After I graduated from CNR, I obtained a management position with an increase in salary of over $10,000 a year. That position took me to Columbia University Medical Center.  Without attending the Rosa Parks Campus of The College of New Rochelle, I would not have met the supportive academic family that assisted me with my life."

Dorothy Walker  SNR'??

Coordinator for
Recruitment and Retention
HIV Vaccine Trials Unit
Columbia University

Dorothy Walker is the coordinator for the Recruitment and Retention of the HIV Vaccine Trials Unit at Columbia University, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease. She is responsible for the initiation, implementation, and maintenance of a variety of recruitment and retention strategies and community outreach activities which focus on ongoing and upcoming AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN), and industry--sponsored clinical trials and related projects at The Clinical Research Unit (CRU) of Division of Infectious Diseases. She coordinates such activities with the Recruitment Coordinators and Community Education Coordinators at other sites within the New York HIV Vaccine Trials Unit and the Columbia – Harlem Family Center– ACTG AIDS Clinical Trials Unit.

As a community member of the Central Harlem HIV Care Network, an organization that provides HIV/AIDS services in the Central Harlem area, she participates in yearly needs assessments, which identify gaps in services. Some results have lead to legislative advocacy and identified funding to address service needs.



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