H.O.P.E. is able to provide HIV testing and other STD testing in Tulsa thanks to a committed and hardworking staff. H.O.P.E.’s administration team does everything from administering HIV testing in Tulsa to counseling individuals combating STDs. Meet the team who is responsible for running the Tulsa clinic, maintaining HIV awareness and leading outreach programs. 

KATHY L. WILLIAMS, PH.D.

Executive Director
Kathy began working at H.O.P.E. in 2002 as a volunteer and advisory board member. In addition to resource development, Kathy is responsible for leadership and oversight at H.O.P.E.

DR HEATHER BELL, DO

Medical Director
Dr Bell began working at H.O.P.E. as a volunteer on the board of directors until taking over the Medical Director position.

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Samantha Young

Education Coordinator
Samantha is certified in HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral (CTR). She has provided HIV prevention services in Tulsa since 2008. She conducts education courses, and outreach services with specific attention to high-risk women and young adults.

JEREMY SIMMONS

Clinic Coordinator
Jeremy has provided HIV prevention services for over 23 years, and has been with H.O.P.E. since its inception in 1998. He provides training and conducts a variety of prevention and testing services in the clinic and in outreach settings.

CLOUD PHILLIPS

Program Director
Cloud has worked in the field of social services, specifically HIV/AIDS, for more than 10 years. He is H.O.P.E.’s program director and oversees all outreach programs. He also provides outreach HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral (CTR) services focusing on rural areas and Internet outreach. Cloud has worked with H.O.P.E. since 2011.

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ROLAND BARRAZA

Clinic/Outreach Specialist
Roland is new to the H.O.P.E. staff and is currently training to become a certified HIV/STI counselor. He has a long standing history of implementing peer based mentoring and education programs. Roland has a strong medical background, particularly laboratory services, and looks forward to educating and providing testing services to underserved populations across Northeastern Oklahoma.