Mr. Blades serves as Community Education Program Manager working at the UCLA Vine Street Clinic. He oversees outreach efforts for our HIV Prevention Trials Network projects and manages requests from media outlets. He conducts HIV risk reduction counseling and provides research support across multiple clinical trials. Mr. Blades previous experience includes working with substance users and populations at risk for HIV transmission in various settings. He received a Bachelor’s degree in 2008 from CSU Dominguez Hills and holds certificates in Phlebotomy and HIV Pre/Post Test Counseling.