Mariana Sarango, M.P.H.
Senior Program Manager
Mariana Sarango brings more than five years of training and evaluation expertise to her work. She is currently a program manager for two of CAHPP’s HRSA-funded national Evaluation and Technical Assistance Centers. Through these centers, Mariana works with a transdisciplinary team to investigate ways to engage and retain multiply diagnosed people living with HIV/AIDS in medical, mental health, substance abuse, and social services.
Mariana provides oversight and coordination to both projects’ multi-site evaluation and technical support teams. She also provides evaluation training and technical assistance to clinical and social service providers from twelve demonstration sites across the U.S. She joined CAHPP in 2008 as an intern for the Peer Center, where she helped develop Building Blocks to Peer Success, a toolkit for training HIV-positive peers to support people living with HIV/AIDS.
Mariana serves as a mentor for the Hyde Square Task Force’s Paths to College-Bound Mentoring Program, which promotes long-term educational success of youth in the community.
Master of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
- PREP Peer Core Competency Curriculum: A curriculum for peers seeking to engage out-of-care or newly diagnosed people living with HIV in care and treatment.
- PREP Peer Supervision Curriculum: A curriculum for supervision of peers seeking to engage out-of-care or newly diagnosed people living with HIV in care and treatment.
- Peer Re-Engagement Project (PREP) Intervention Manual: An intervention manual for engaging out-of-care or newly diagnosed people living with HIV in care and treatment (under development).
Spent a year surfing in Peru.