Rev. Rob Newells-Newton is an ordained, cisgender, same-gender-loving, Black, disabled, Marine Corps veteran who has been living with HIV since 2005. In his role as Black AIDS Institute’s Director of National Programs, he provides direction for the national Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN), the African American HIV University (AAHU), and the spectrum of BAI’s Training and Capacity Building activities. Rev. Rob was a 2011 Fellow of AAHU’s Community Mobilization College, has been a biomedical HIV prevention research advocate with AVAC since 2012, and served as Co-Chair for the AIDS 2020 Local Planning Group and for the AmfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research Community Advisory Board.