Our JSI/Washington, DC office shares JSI's philosophy, mission, and values: in all of our work, we are driven by a commitment to improving the health of individuals and communities, with a particular focus on underserved and vulnerable populations. For further information about all of JSI's work around the country, please explore our U.S. services, areas of technical expertise, and projects.

JSI established an office in Washington, DC in 1985 to provide technical assistance and administer global projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Today, JSI Washington offices now provides support to U.S. and international projects, meeting the needs of federal clients, private foundations, local government agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. JSI/DC staff provide management and technical services across a broad range of public health areas.



HIV & Infectious Diseases
In collaboration with state and local health departments, community-based organizations, and consumers, JSI helps ensure that services address the needs of people at risk for or living with HIV, while working to reduce disparities in access to care and health outcomes. We use social media and other innovative strategies to reach population groups where they are.

Featured Resource: Project Summary: AIDS.gov Social Media Strategy Development and Implementation

Primary Care
JSI has been committed to insuring that the most vulnerable populations have access to quality, comprehensive, well-coordinated primary care services. JSI’s expertise encompasses all facets of health care research, needs assessment, strategic planning, and quality assurance, as well as providing training's across the full spectrum of clinical, operational, and management areas.

Featured Resource: Prince George's County Primary Healthcare Strategic Plan

Safety Net
From the start, JSI has been dedicated to providing comprehensive technical expertise to improve all aspects of safety net health care. Our expertise range from needs assessment to quality improvement and support the diverse needs of federally qualified health centers, rural health clinics, community mental health centers, family planning clinics, public hospitals, and critical access hospitals.

Featured Resource: Health Centers in the Era of Accountable Care: Insights from AltaMed Health Services


JSI leads, manages and provides counsel across all AIDS.gov's communication activities. We manage the AIDS.gov blog - a daily source of reliable content from across federal agencies, spanning topics across HIV, viral hepatitis, social media, and the Affordable Care Act.

West Baltimore Primary Care Access Assessment  
In collaboration with a broad coalition of community stakeholders in West Baltimore, JSI conducted a comprehensive community health needs and access assessment in West Baltimore for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC) and Bon Secours Hospital.

What Works in Youth HIV  
JSI re-launched the Resource Center with the goal of improving access to practical evidence-based and emerging HIV/AIDS prevention resources that improve the capacity of those who work with youth at risk for HIV and help them to prevent HIV infections among those they serve.

Chase Brexton Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)  
JSI was engaged by Chase Brexton Health Care in Baltimore, Maryland, to provide technical assistance and recommendations on continuing their patient-centered medical home (PCMH) journey and receive a Level 3 recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).


  • Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)
  • Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)
  • Mid-Atlantic Primary Care Association
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Public Health Departments
  • State and National Foundations


Director, JSI/Washington, DC: Carolyn Hart

2733 Crystal Drive
4th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1.703.528.7474
Fax: 1.703.528.7480

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