Celeste Balban

Clinical Social Worker

Celeste Balaban joins DPS as a Clinical Social Worker 3 working with PI Parya Saberi on the iVY study, which aims to improve HIV engagement and medication adherence among young people living with HIV (YLWH). The study aims to evaluate “youth-friendly” technology-based interventions which include counseling delivered via video-conferencing + a mobile app designed for iVY. Celeste will be conducting the counseling portion of the study along with other supportive clinical work. Celeste enjoys spending time with family and friends, weightlifting, adventuring in nature, and curling up with a good book.