TOM DONOHOE, MBA
DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR, LA REGION PAETC
Tom Donohoe, MBA is the director and principal investigator of the LA Region Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC) and an adjunct professor of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Since 1990, he has been the director and PI of dozens of federally-funded training and education programs related to HIV at the UCLA Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, where he is Associate Director. Tom has helped to organize over 30 HIV/AIDS training programs in more than 25 states in the Republic of México. In 2002, organized UMBAST, the U.S.-Mexico Border AETC Steering Team. Tom has been recognized for his volunteer work by more than a dozen Mexican cities, states and non-governmental agencies and in 2006 received special recognition from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for his commitment and dedication to the field of HIV mental health and substance abuse and his work with the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Mental Health Task Force in Los Angeles. That same year he received the Ryan White AETC Leadership Award in Washington D.C.