REACH Out Program

General Information 

The Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) has a comprehensive approach to HIV care in Eastern North Carolina (ENC): REACH (Response through Education, Advocacy, Counseling/Testing and Health Care). Our REACH Out Program (ROP) has several programs to increase HIV knowledge, promote HIV screening and link and retain People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in care.

Contact Information
252-744-4500 (phone)
252-744-3472 (fax)

*Always leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.  If you have an emergency dial 911.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
1st and 3rd Wednesday each month 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Educational Programs

Community Based Programs

  • Professionals HIV/AIDS Continuing Education Training
  • Community HIV Awareness and Training (CHAT)
  • Young Adults and Adolescents Programs
  • SISTER TALK (Sisters Informing Sisters To Empower Response to Take Action to Live with Knowledge)

Prevention With Positive Interventions Programs (PWPI)

  • Peer Education Training (PET): Teaching individuals how to teach others about HIV.
  • RED Ribbon Program: Individualized HIV education.
  • Life Support Workshop: Meets monthly in various locations to empower people affected by HIV.
  • Consumer-Community Advisory Board: Meets every other month to discuss and plan health care, education and community events at BSOM-ID Clinic.

Non-Traditional HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral

  • Non-Traditional HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral: BSOM-ID provides free HIV testing and counseling in a variety of non-traditional community settings.

Support Services

BSOM has a holistic approach to care.  We have several specialties within our clinic to make access to care easier.

Behavioral Health Services

These services consist of a complete behavioral health team that works to help clients address any mental health concerns.

Jeffrey F. Thomas, MS, LPC, LCAS, CRC

Medication Adherence Clinical Services

These services help clients understand their medication.

Dr. Manal Elnabtity

Case Management

These services help decrease barriers to care.

Medical Care Coordinators (MCC)

Denise Davis
Transportation, EFA,PAP,Dental Services

Esther Ross
Re-engaging-established clients/ Region 10 Network

Lasean Hutcherson
Re-engaging-established clients/ Housing/ Incarceration

Stacey Hargrove
RW Eligibility/ADAP

Susan Howell
Pediatric/HIV positive pregnant women

Linkage Retention Coordinators (LRC/MCC)

Abigail (Abby) Boyer
New clients/Outreach/ PWPI Programs

Lawanda Todd
New clients/clients lost to care

William (Bill) Jefferson
New clients/ MSM Outreach

Calendar of Events

Support (Life Skill) Meetings

2nd Tuesday of Every Month, Pitt County
Location: Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St, Greenville, NC 27858
Contact: Abigail Boyer

2nd Wednesday Every Month, Pitt County
Location: Doctors Park 6A, Medical Dr, Greenville, NC 27834, lunch provided
Contact: Esther Ross

Community Meetings

Consumer- Community Advisory Board,(Bi-Monthly)
Location: Doctor's Park 6A, Medical Dr, Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Abigail Boyer

Purpose: To help advocate and create change in addressing needs in our area. ECU CCAB mission is: "Enable communication between providers, consumers, and the community through education, outreach and improved health care that promotes active participation within the HIV/AIDS community."

Region 10, E-Care Net Meeting (Quarterly: February, May, August, November)

Location: Pitt County Health Department, 201 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Esther Ross
Purpose: To create community partnerships that increase access and quality to care for clients. This is a meeting where clients and partners can come together to shape care according to geographic and individual needs in our region.

Download our REACH Out Program Education Booklet (pdf)

Download our E-CARE Net Region 10 Resource Directory (pdf)