Public Health
the BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic

Mission Statement

The mission of the HIV Testing and Counseling Program at the BRIDGE clinic is to provide free and confidential HIV testing and counseling services to the University Area Community, as well as the University of South Florida (USF) community. Furthermore, the program aims to provide a setting in which Public Health students can experience working in an interdisciplinary environment, while becoming leaders in promoting HIV/AIDS and sexual health awareness among the University Area community members.

Anabel Fernandez
Melina Santos 

Joseph Ford, J.D.

Staff Coordinators
Alyssa Bedard
Norberto Escobales
Andrew Evans
Jean Gaibort
Gabriela Gomez
Dwayne Jones
Sarah Michaels
Gladys Munoz
Hailey Palmer
Amanda Puello

Rosa Joseph, MPH, CPH
Todd Wells, MPH
Andrea Doty, MPH, CPH


Contact Us

Contact us at:

Anabel Fernandez -

Melina Santos -

  • Public Health Services

    At the BRIDGE Clinic the Public Health team is able to provide:


    ·         Free HIV Counseling and Testing for the University Area Community members, including USF students.

    ·         Information about methods to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

    ·         Educational materials about HIV/AIDS for different age groups and cultures.

    ·         Male and female condoms free of charge.







How do I get involved?

Applications will be disseminated though email and other campus

sources during the spring semester of each academic year.

Click here to volunteer for BRIDGE