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Clarence S. Hall, DrPH, MPH President

Dr. Hall has brought over 40 years of domestic and international public health experience to PACANet- USA. He served as Vice President of PACANet USA from 2009 to 2011 under the dynamic leadership of the late Rev. Edward Bradley. Dr. Hall retired from Africare in July 2011 where he served in different leadership capacities for eleven years. He was the first Director of the HIV/AIDS Unit, Deputy Director and finally Director of the Office of Health and HIV/AIDS at retirement. Dr. Hall led Africare’s efforts to address Health and HIV/AIDS problems in 21 sub-Saharan African countries. Between the time Dr. Hall began working for Africare in May 2000 as the Director of the HIV/AIDS Unit and his retirement in July 2011, Africare’s Health and HIV/AIDS funding grew from about $2 million to over $100 million.

Dr. Hall received a Fulbright Fellowship for study abroad while earning a Doctorate of Public Health Degree in Health Education from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a Master of Public Health Degree in International Health and Health Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his under-graduate studies at Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama with a major in Chemistry. Dr. Hall began his international career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Eastern Nigeria in 1964 where he taught physics and chemistry at Ihube Boys Secondary School. He is very active in his own community in promoting health and improving the quality of life. He served on the Advisory Board of the Health Improvement Leadership Team of Howard County and was Vice-President of the Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association.

Dr. Hall is an ordained deacon, member of the Cathedral Choir and HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator of the Health and Wholeness Ministry at St. John Baptist Church, Columbia, Maryland.