Adrian Neil, Jr.
Adrian Neil Jr. has over a decade of experience working in HIV and employs a people-focused leadership style that comes from a solid history of coordinating local and state programs, designing and implementing leadership training, developing strategies to reduce healthcare incidences, and working with healthcare providers and government leaders to engage communities in holistic healthcare, develop policies that reduce barriers to care, reduce stigma and encourages education. He enjoys working with communities, community-based organizations, healthcare providers, and other healthcare entities to develop and implement realistic visions in an effort to not only reduce HIV incidence but to address the intersectionalities of HIV such as mental health, racism, and homophobia.
Adrian was born in St. Louis, Mo., and has had the opportunity to live in various places including Misawa, Japan. He is a trained dancer who studied contemporary ballet, modern, jazz, and choreography among other disciplines. One of the most influential moments in his life was when he got the opportunity to teach HIV education through the movement. During his spare time, Adrian enjoys teaching dance, trying and cooking new foods, traveling, and listening to live music as well as poetry.