Planning for the Los Angeles County HIV/STD Strategy for 2020 and Beyond

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Division of HIV and STD Programs (DHSP) is hosting a community meeting, “Planning for the Los Angeles County HIV/STD Strategy for 2020 and Beyond.” This event will be held immediately following the Commission on HIV meeting at St. Anne’s Conference Center on July 13, 2017 at 10:00am.

Chunqing Lin, PhD at CHIPTS Methods Seminar – Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA

Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-based Interventions: Multidisciplinary Approaches   Chunqing Lin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA CHIPTS Methods Core Scientist Tuesday, June 13, 2pm – 3pm   Interventions that have demonstrated efficacy in randomized controlled trials have been underutilized in healthcare delivery. Dissemination and implementation research seeks to understand […]

Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Older Adults Living with HIV

In Los Angeles County, almost half of all people living with HIV are over the age of 50. This community has many unique medical and psychosocial care needs that often are not adequately met through the current portfolio of services.  Dr. Stephen Karpiak of the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) in New York […]

2017-2018 CHIPTS Mentored Pilot Grant Program

The Center for HIV, Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) is proud to announce a new vision and process for its annual pilot grant program, with a focus on mentored research awards for investigators (ranging from Doctoral Students to Assistant Professors). Applicants are encouraged to submit applications of innovative and transformative domestic and international social, […]

Ask Me About PrEP: A Three-Part Digital Campaign to Increase PrEP Uptake

AltaMed has become a pioneer in content marketing for the promotion of HIV prevention and PrEP services. Using a digital approach they have created online conversations in target populations resulting in increased awareness on PrEP, HIV treatment and prevention. The newly launched 3-part digital campaign,“Ask Me About PrEP,” was produced to increase awareness of PrEP […]

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and HCV Programs With People Who Inject Drugs: Practical Guidance For Collaborative Interventions (The “IDUIT”)

This tool contains practical advice on implementing HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) programs with people who inject drugs. It is based on recommendations in the WHO, UNODC, UNAIDS technical guide for countries to set targets for universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care for injecting drug users – 2012 revision and the Consolidated guidelines on […]

Priya Bhagwat, Ph.D. at CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health

Measurement of Abdominal Fat Changes and Predictors of Excess Fat Gain in HIV-Infected Individuals Initiating Therapy Priya Bhagwat, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS),  Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA HIV-infected individuals beginning antiretroviral treatment are faced with several metabolic complications including central fat accumulation and severe […]

UCLA CFAR / AIDS Institute Grand Rounds: George F. Lemp, DrPH, MPH – “Overview of the CA HIV/AIDS Research Program”

Dr. George Lemp, Director of the California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) from the University of CA, Office of the President, presented on Friday, April 7, 2017 as part of the UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute’s Grand Rounds.   This monthly lecture series of hour-long lunchtime lectures, delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty, […]

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Women: PrEP and PrEP-Ception

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, Dr. Lashonda Y. Spencer, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Southern California presented “Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Women: PrEP and PrEP-Ception” at the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV meeting.

Kodi B. Arfer, Ph.D. at CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health

Comorbidity and medical costs among Medicare beneficiaries with HIV in California: A case study in predictive data analysis Kodi B. Arfer. PhD Postdoctoral Scholar Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA Data analysis typically focuses on inference about the unobservable true parameters of a postulated true data-generating […]