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South Central AIDS Education and Training Center Program (SCAETC)

Mission Statement

SCAETC aims to improve the care of people in the region living with HIV/AIDS by supporting clinical consultation, education, and training’ especially for clinicians serving minorities and other disproportionately affected population.

Cultural Mission Statement

SCAETC is committed to establishing partnerships with communities affected by HIV/AIDS so that mutual goals of providing medically sound and culturally insightful care can be extended to individuals from diverse communities living with HIV/AIDS. 

Who We Are

The South Central AIDS Education & Training Center (SCAETC), is one of several regions of the National AIDS Education & Training Center (AETC) Program.  The SCAETC is comprised of 5 states: Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico. The AETC Program is the professional training arm of the Ryan White HIV Extension Act of 2009.  As one of the largest and most comprehensive professional education programs dedicated to HIV/AIDS, the AETC Program was developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Public Health Service, and the Department of Health and Human Services to provide customized multidisciplinary training programs for healthcare providers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands. 

The primary goal of the AETC is to improve the treatment, management, diagnosis, and counseling for individuals with HIV/AIDS. 

What We Do

The SCAETC provides HIV/AIDS care training for healthcare professionals within the 5state region (primarily physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, dental professionals, and pharmacists).  We provide a variety of learning opportunities which include: 

Educational Programs: Online didactic trainings, customized interactive trainings, workshops/conferences, and longitudinal trainings 

Clinical Preceptorships:  Clinic-based training for all Licensed Healthcare Professionals providing direct one-on-one clinical training with experienced HIV clinical faculty 

Clinical Consultations:  Provider driven requests for information regarding HIV/AIDS care that are answered by experts in various specialized fields. 

Technical Assistance:  Resolution of organizational or programmatic issues about HIV service delivery. 


OUHSC SCAETC Program Director

Jill Coleman, MScoleman

Jill Coleman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Prevention Science from The University of Oklahoma. She worked as a special education teacher for 12 years before taking on the role of Program Manager at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center’s South Central AIDS Education & Training Center (SCAETC), where she has been for 12 years.  She helped develop and teach the adolescent STI & HIV prevention program in Oklahoma schools, while assisting the community at large with best practices in the application of the curriculum. As SCAETC Program Manager, Ms. Coleman runs several large-scale HIV educational projects that involve cultivating community partnerships, conducting needs assessments, and developing, implementing, and evaluating various types of instructional programs. 

OUHSC SCAETC Medical Directors

Doug Drevets, MD, DTM&H, FIDSAdrevets

Dr. Drevets is a physician scientist with expertise in neuro-infection/neuro-inflammation and in clinical infectious diseases including treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS. His current positions are a Regents’ Professor and Chief of Infectious Diseases, and Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs in the Dept. of Internal Medicine at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). He also holds an appointment as a Staff Physician at the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC).

Dr. Drevets received his M.D. from the University of Kansas School of Medicine (Kansas City, KS) where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine and Hospitals (Indianapolis, IN) and his sub-specialty training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado HSC (Denver, CO). He is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Diseases.  In a typical academic year, Dr. Drevets spends approximately 40% of his time in direct patient care and clinical teaching.  Inpatient venues include the Adult Tower of OUMI and the Oklahoma City VAMC.  Ambulatory care of patients with HIV/AIDS is performed at the Infectious Diseases Institute of OUHSC.  He has been the site Medical Director for the components of the AETC program housed at OUHSC for 10 years and is active in educating learners of all type about HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Drevets science background lies in the areas of monocyte biology, host defenses to infection with intracellular bacteria, and pathogenesis of central nervous system infections. He has a long-standing interest in pathogenesis of infections caused by Listeria monocytogenes, a neuroinvasive bacterial pathogen.   Work in his laboratory is directed at finding novel means to limit brain inflammation during antibiotic treatment of L. monocytogenes infection in mice. He is the corresponding PI on an NIH-funded project in neurocysticercosis, a helminthic infection of the brain. Along with collaborators, he is investigating monocyte mRNA transcripts as a novel diagnostic modality in patients with neurocysticercosis.  The clinical site for this project is in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India with laboratory components performed by collaborators in South India (Bengaluru and Vellore) as well as at OUHSC. He has also been involved as one of the Principal Investigators on a Hepatitis C elimination project in the Cherokee Nation in northeastern Oklahoma funded by the Gilead Foundation.

lewisMichelle Lewis, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP

Dr. Michelle Lewis is a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with both a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Dr. Lewis completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington prior to returning to the University of Oklahoma to complete a specialty residency in Infectious Diseases with an emphasis in HIV care. She worked in many different facets of pharmacy prior to her faculty appointment including retail, hospital, and psychiatric specialty. Dr. Lewis began her teaching career as an instructor at Oregon State University and joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy in 2007. She spent 12 years with the College of Pharmacy prior to transitioning January 2020 to the College of Medicine in order to focus her efforts more clinically. Dr. Lewis is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and is credentialed as an HIV Pharmacist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. For nine years, she also served as the Program Director for a PGY-2 HIV Pharmacotherapy residency at the University of Oklahoma. She currently serves as a clinical pharmacist in the Infectious Diseases Institute on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus and works as part of the AIDS Education and Training Center team at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

OUHSC SCAETC Fiscal Administrator

Radawn Williams, MBA, CPC

Radawn Williams is a Senior Administrative Manager with the Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). She graduated from Oklahoma City University with an MBA in 2010. She spent the majority of her 24-year career at OUHSC in the Office of Compliance and recently transitioned to Internal Medicine. Radawn is responsible for grant management duties associated with multiple Ryan White grants and she oversees the administrative duties of the Infectious Diseases Section.


800 Stanton L. Young Blvd., AAT 7300
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-271-6122
Fax:  405-271-1570
Email:  Jill Coleman, MS


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1OHA29290 for the AIDS Education and Training Centers.