Preliminary Findings from Project MedNet: A Study of the Social Networks of African American Men and Women Living with HIV

This presentation will share preliminary findings from Project MedNet, which is a study that aimed to understand how social networks influence the health and wellness of African American men and women living with HIV. The study sought to understand the social network factors that may lead to better or worse health outcomes, such as being on ART medication, […]

Robin Jeffries, Dr.PH – Inconsistent and missing data; A Bayesian approach to handle both simultaneously.

CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health Inconsistent and missing data; A Bayesian approach to handle both simultaneously. Robin Jeffries, Dr.PH Adolescent and School Health Unit Division of HIV and STD Programs Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Satya Dandekar, Ph.D. – HIV, Microbiota and Immunity at the Gut Mucosal Interface

UCLA AIDS Institute / CFAR Grand Rounds This monthly lecture series, which is offered by the UCLA CFAR / AIDS Institute, consists of hour-long lunchtime lectures, delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty, on a broad range of subjects. The aims of the program are to highlight important developments in AIDS-related […]

Adam King, Ph.D. candidate – Bayesian Analysis of Episodic Substance Abuse Data

Bayesian Analysis of Episodic Substance Abuse Data Adam King, Ph.D. candidate Department of Biostatistics UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Supporting, Engaging and Partnering with Youth in LA to address HIV

Mia Humphrey & Daniel Solis – Supporting, Engaging and Partnering with Youth in Los Angeles County to address HIV This presentation will explore the role of social determinants of health in response to concerns regarding the HIV continuum of care and youth. The presentation will provide working definitions; highlight strategies for adults to more effectively […]

Ofer Harel, Ph.D. – Re-thinking study design for HIV prevention trials

Abstract: There is a strong push to conduct large-scale randomized controlled study designs in HIV prevention studies. In these randomized controlled studies, the primary research objective is typically to determine the treatment effect based on some biological outcome (e.g. HIV infection). Millions of dollars are spent on these studies and lots of resources are spent […]

Behavioral Economics & HIV Intervention Research Seminar

 Drs. Thomas Rice (UCLA Public Health) and Arleen Leibowitz (CHIPTS Policy Core Director & UCLA Public Affairs) will provide a state-of-the-science overview and discuss possible HIV intervention applications.

Dan J. Stein, Ph.D. – Research Collaborations with Developing Countries: An African Perspective

UCLA AIDS Institute/CFAR Grand Rounds This monthly lecture series, which is offered by the UCLA CFAR / AIDS Institute, consists of hour-long lunchtime lectures, delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty, on a broad range of subjects. The aims of the program are to highlight important developments in AIDS-related research, encourage […]

New Vaccination Recommendations for LA MSM At-Risk for Invasive Meningococcal Disease

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) issued new recommendations today for vaccinating against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) after a recently-identified increase in cases.  The press release reads: “Public Health has now confirmed a total of eight IMD cases in Los Angeles County in 2014. Of these eight cases, four cases were […]