Mission Statement

The Mission of the Community Scientific Subcommittee (CSS) is to provide broad community input in the scientific research of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG).

The CSS strives to:

  • ensure that ACTG scientific priorities reflect the needs of all people living with HIV/AIDS 
  • promote the inclusion of all populations in clinical trials
  • advocate for innovative, efficient and timely clinical trials
  • protect the interests of research participants
  • facilitate transfer of local community concerns to the ACTG
  • advocate for an effective Community Advisory Board (CAB) at every ACTG site.