Seattle-Based With an International Reach

Based at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, HANC has provided leadership and logistical support for cross-network coordination efforts nationally and internationally since 2004. 

Learn more about our team below.

Russell Campbell, MA

HANC Director

Russell joined HANC in 2008. Prior to becoming HANC Director, Russell served as HANC Deputy Director providing oversight and strategic direction for all cross-network coordination activities. Russell has served as the Community Partners Coordinator and as the primary point of contact at HANC for community coordination activities. Russell has a unique mix of skills and experience with facilitation, public health, research, and community involvement. Russell’s demonstrated ability for program management, commitment to building collaborative relationships, and longevity within HANC are all attributes that Russell utilizes in advancing the research goals and objectives defined by the HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks and the Division of AIDS (DAIDS). 

Jeffrey Schouten, MD, JD, AAHIVE


Jeffrey Schouten served as HANC Director from September 2008 - June 2022, providing leadership and strategic direction for all cross-network coordination activities that HANC encompasses. As a consultant, he will assist with the transition and onboarding of the next HANC Director. 

He is a former general surgeon with a focus on surgical oncology. He has been involved in HIV clinical research and HIV primary care for more than two decades. He is also a clinical investigator at the University of Washington AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Jeff also has a strong interest in HIV public policy and the prevention of anal cancer.

Tasia Baldwin, MA

Community Engagement Officer, Project Coordinator

Tasia joins HANC/Legacy Project as our Community Engagment Officer-Project Coordinator to support the partnership between the Legacy Project and the Black AIDS Institute for the project Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagment in Communities or Color (B-SEC) (HRSA-21-124). In her role, Tasia will engage Minority Serving Institutions to integrate the National HIV Curriculum (NHC) and HIV Prevention Research Module (HPR) into course curriculum.

Tasia brings several years of community engagement experience, serving multiple terms as a co-chair for the HVTN/HVTU community advisory board, global community advisory board and most recently as a member of Community Partners. Tasia has a broad set of project management skills not limited to clinical, operational, technical, or logistics related to project management. Tasia's last position focused on clinical and operational implementations for Providence Health & Services across multiple states and dozens of hospitals. 

Tasia is currently finishing a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences at California University of Science and Medicine and holds a Master of Art in Management and Social Sustainability. Tasia enjoys gardening, crafts, and anything sports.

Tyler Brown, MPH

Laboratory Project Manager

Tyler Brown joined HANC in July 2018 arriving with a background in public health, bioethics and research network coordination. Tyler is driven by the belief that cultivating collaborative partnerships within the HIV/AIDS research community can improve health outcomes, particularly for vulnerable and underserved populations. Previously, Tyler has supported research aimed at improving antiretroviral medication adherence, alternative clinical HIV care models and dissemination of evidence-based interventions to address health disparities. At HANC, Tyler facilitates opportunities for researcher collaboration and manages cross-network coordination activities related to laboratory working groups, committees and focus groups.

Greg Davis

Behavioral & Social Science Project Manager

Greg Davis joined HANC in 2011 and facilitates the social and behavioral sciences work groups. He provides support for the Behavioral Science Consultative Group, manages the Youth Prevention Research Working Group, facilitates the COVID-19 CAB Coalition, and leads the Financial Disclosure Working Group. Greg also maintains the Behavioral Science Interest Group Resource Center on the HANC Portal. Before joining HANC, Greg worked as a paralegal for the state of North Carolina. With an interest in HIV research, he switched careers when the opportunity presented itself. He holds a BA from North Carolina State University and a Paralegal Certification from Duke University.

Pedro Goicochea, MA, MSc

Legacy Project, Community Engagement Officer

Pedro brings a wealth of domestic and international experience in stakeholder engagement in the conduct of HIV clinical research. Pedro started his work in HIV/AIDS in the late '80s at the AIDS Control Program of the Peruvian Ministry of Health managing the first national prevention campaign. Since 2000, he has coordinated communications, community education and involvement in HIV prevention clinical studies funded by NIH's Division of AIDS including the iPrEx study, the first to prove the efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent sexually acquired HIV in men and transgender women. With a background in social communication, Pedro holds a master’s degree in Health Promotion Sciences from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and another in Communication Strategies from Universidad de Lima

Brian Minalga, MSW

Legacy Project, Community Engagement Officer

Brian Minalga builds trust, collaboration, and capacity between the NIH-funded HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks and the communities bearing the greatest burden of HIV in the US. Brian facilitates the Women's HIV Research Collaborative, manages the Be the Generation project, and represents HANC on the NIH Division of AIDS Cross-Network Transgender Working Group. Brian is also an expert in ethical issues in research and applies this lens to issues such as research inclusion/exclusion criteria and HIV phylogenetic analyses. Having worked in the fields of HIV, social work, education, and youth development in locations ranging from Seattle to Detroit and Namibia to Niger, Brian brings a global and interdisciplinary perspective to HANC. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan.

Milan Vu, MPH

Cross-Network Project Manager

Milan Vu joined HANC in 2018, bringing a background in public health, research, and a strong commitment to promoting collaboration across sectors and programs to achieve shared goals. Her prior experience includes community health promotion, coalition building, and program operations within state government. At HANC, Milan leads efforts falling within the Cross-Network coordination area, facilitating the Communications Working Group, Data Management Centers Working Group, Evaluation Working Group, and Site Coordinators Working Group. She also manages the monthly HANC newsletter and public website. Milan holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington.