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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

BSOMREACHOUT@ecu.edu
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
thomasjef14@ecu.edu
252-744-3256

Medication Adherence Clinical Services

These services help clients understand their medication.

Dr. Manal Elnabtity
elnabtitym@ecu.edu
252-744-5727

Case Management

These services help decrease barriers to care.

Medical Care Coordinators (MCC)

Denise Davis
davisdeni@ecu.edu
252-744-5721
Transportation, EFA,PAP,Dental Services

Esther Ross
rosse@ecu.edu
252-744-5719
Re-engaging-established clients/ Region 10 Network

Lasean Hutcherson
hutchersonl@ecu.edu
252-744-5789
Re-engaging-established clients/ Housing/ Incarceration

Stacey Hargrove
hargrovest@ecu.edu
252-744-5831
RW Eligibility/ADAP

Susan Howell
howells@ecu.edu
252-744-3644
Pediatric/HIV positive pregnant women

Linkage Retention Coordinators (LRC/MCC)

Abigail (Abby) Boyer
harragina@ecu.edu
252-744-0267
New clients/Outreach/ PWPI Programs

Lawanda Todd
toddl@ecu.edu
252-744-5784
New clients/clients lost to care

William (Bill) Jefferson
jeffersonw@ecu.edu
252-744-9898
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)