Date of Award

Spring 5-20-2023

Embargo Period


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Health Administration


Health Administration


College of Health Professions

First Advisor

Jillian Harvey

Second Advisor

Zahi Jurdi

Third Advisor

Tawana Philpott Brown


According to the findings of recent research, the HIV epidemic is still an active problem all over the world. Some racial and ethnic groups have a significantly higher likelihood of contracting HIV, even though many efforts have been made at all levels of government, from the municipal to the federal, to raise public awareness of the recognized risk. There are two focal points for the HIV epidemic. While prevention is essential, infected patients must also be encouraged to continue treatment to accomplish viral suppression and delay the onset of AIDS. When we look more deeply at a local Ryan White program, we continue to understand better the supplementary services provided and the extent to which patients are utilizing these extension services.


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