Craig R. Wells, MSL


Craig R. Wells, MSL, is Deputy Executive Director of CRI and Program Director of the Infectious Disease Drug Assistance Program (IDDAP). A program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Office of HIV/AIDS and managed by CRI, IDDAP provides access to HIV-related medications and health insurance coverage to more than 8,000 state residents in need of assistance; access to pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis treatment to prevent new HIV infections; and access to TB medications in collaboration with state-funded TB clinics.

Mr. Wells holds his MS in law from Vermont Law School and studied environmental health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has extensive experience in nonprofit management, program planning and evaluation, and healthcare policy and education. Before joining CRI, he served as Deputy Director of Silent Spring Institute (SSI), a nonprofit research organization dedicated to identifying the links between the environment and women’s health. He has also served as Assistant Director for the New England AIDS Education & Training Center, HIV Program Coordinator at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, and Assistant Director of the Environmental Law Center, an academic and policy institute at Vermont Law School. Mr. Wells has served as a member of numerous health policy committees, advisory groups, and local, regional, and national grant review panels.