Dr. Facente was a co-investigator on this two-year research study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with the goal of better understanding the epidemiology of hepatitis C in three high-burden subpopulations in San Francisco.
Facente Consulting provided strategic and project management support to guide the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership – a collective impact initiative dedicated to reducing health disparities in San Francisco – in developing, implementing, and evaluating its annual priorities and activities.
Facente Consulting project managed, promoted, facilitated, and produced a two-day virtual Drug User Health Symposium as part of NACCHO’s Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program.
The World Health Organization hired Facente Consulting to lead a team of subject matter experts who systematically reviewed existing evidence about the use of HIV recency assays for public health surveillance, and write an updated technical guidance document for use by countries around the world.
Facente Consulting provided project management support that enabled the Rafiki Coalition to create a coalition of agencies designed to address the disparities in COVID-19 testing, infection, and care for Blacks/African Americans in San Francisco.
Facente Consulting is helping California’s Tobacco Control Program to plan and implement a Health Equity Summit in September 2022, followed by writing a Health Equity Plan to guide the Program’s work to end tobacco use in California among the most highly impacted groups.
Facente Consulting was hired during the formation of End Hep C SF to provide “backbone support” for this collective impact initiative, assist with strategic planning, and lead research and surveillance activities to monitor progress toward hepatitis C elimination.
Dr. Facente served as the project manager for the Consortium for the Evaluation and Performance of HIV Incidence Assays (CEPHIA) for more than a decade, providing high-level project coordination and analytic support to researchers focused on HIV incidence estimation around the world.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health hired Facente Consulting to serve as a project manager for a pilot program to provider low-threshold buprenorphine via telemedicine to people living in San Francisco, in partnership with community-based sites.