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.
NIH R21 Study Coordination and Data Analysis
Planning and Facilitation of the Florida PrEP Institutes
San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH)
The Center for Learning and Innovation at the San Francisco Department of Public Health was asked to provide capacity-building assistance to the state of Florida through the CDC-supported Capacity-Building Assistance Providers Network (CPN). The goal of this project was to develop and pilot a series of three HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) institutes in Orlando, Ft. […]
Impact Evaluation of a California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) to Improve LGBTQ+ Mental Health
San Francisco Community Health Center
Facente Consulting was contracted to serve as the lead evaluator for this local mental health-focused impact evaluation, with primary responsibility for designing and implementing a local evaluation plan, managing IRB approvals and human subject concerns, overseeing data collection, and conducting a quantitative analysis of local participant data.
National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) Data Analysis
California Department of Health
The California Department of Public Health hired Facente Consulting to analyze a mountain of data from annual National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) surveys conducted in San Diego since 2013, providing R code to clean the datasets for future use and a summary of preliminary results of risk factor trends over time.
Collective Impact Backbone Support and Data Analysis to Eliminate Hepatitis C
End Hep C SF
Project Coordination, Consortium for the Evaluation and Performance of HIV Incidence Assays (CEPHIA)
The Consortium for the Evaluation and Performance of HIV Incidence Assays (CEPHIA)
Development and Implementation of Organizational Impact Evaluation
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Consultation and Data Support
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Facente Consulting assisted the Applied Research, Community Health, Epidemiology & Surveillance (ARCHES) Branch of the San Francisco Department of Public Health with assessing their planning for surveillance of viral hepatitis, and producing the first comprehensive report on viral hepatitis to be released by the health department in 11 years.
Needs Assessment of Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment in the Jail System
End Hep C SF
Facente Consulting was selected by End Hep C SF to design and lead a mixed-methods needs assessment to identify gaps in hepatitis C (HCV) testing and treatment in San Francisco jails, identify best practices for treatment and linkage, and develop a HCV care cascade for people currently or recently incarcerated.
California Reducing Disparities Project (CDRP) Statistical Analysis
LGBTQ Connection hired Facente Consulting to provide advanced statistical support for the impact evaluation of their local intervention under the California Reducing Disparities Project, intended to reduce mental health disparities for young LGBTQ+ people in the Napa and Santa Rosa areas of California.