Staff Research Associate
Mr. Tony Wafford is President and CEO of I Choose Life Health and Wellness Center (ICL) an organization founded to address health inequities in the Black community. He works tirelessly in partnership with community-based organizations and their entire membership to educate them on health literacy, increase access to health care, health screening, along with HIV and STI testing and education.
One of Tony’s major accomplishments is his ability to address HIV/AIDS and STI’s as well as other health injustices in the African American community from a culturally competent perspective. Because of his unique approach, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and I Choose Life Health and Wellness Center has been working in partnership for the past ten years on the Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative. Tony has created some of the most effective and unique HIV/AIDS campaigns in his more than twenty years of working in this area. Over those years, Tony has successfully launched over (30) thirty I Choose Life Chapters throughout the United States with the focus being the health and wellness of the Black Community.