Addressing Co-Morbidities to Reduce New HIV Infections and to Improve Health Outcomes – CHIPTS Retreat 2015

On Monday, September 21, 2015, CHIPTS hosted their annual retreat meeting, “Addressing Co-Morbidities to Reduce New HIV Infections and to Improve Health Outcomes,” at the LUXE Sunset Bouvelard Hotel in Los Angeles.  The Center will compete for its 5-year renewal in early Fall 2016 and will spend the next 12 months preparing for its application […]

Lessons Learned from Epidemiologic Studies of Men Who Have Sex with Men in Atlanta

Dr. Eli Rosenberg’s research focuses on studies, methods, and analyses for understanding pertinent epidemiological issues in HIV prevention, such as the racial disparities in HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, how sexual networks shape transmission, the effects of STI and substance use on HIV acquisition, and the […]

Untangling the Racial Disparities in HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Eli Rosenberg, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Dr. Eli Rosenberg’s research focuses on studies, methods, and analyses for understanding pertinent epidemiological issues in HIV prevention, such as the racial disparities in HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, how sexual […]

ENGAGING BLACK MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (BMSM) IN LOS ANGELES IN HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PREP)

After numerous reports of low enrollment of Black MSM in local PrEP demonstration projects, a local convening of researchers and community stakeholders was conducted to discuss strategies for improving PrEP uptake among Black MSM in Los Angeles.  Dr. Nina Harawa of the CHIPTS Policy Core presented key findings and recommendations that resulted from this convening […]

Kayo Fujimoto, PhD at CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health

Kayo Fujimoto, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health Application of Social Network Analysis to HIV/AIDS Research Dr. Kayo Fujimoto specializes in Social Network Analysis (SNA) and statistical methods applied to various fields in health behavior and prevention research, including […]

Robert H. Remien, Ph.D. at CHIPTS Cross Core meeting

“Supporting and Monitoring ART Initiation and Adherence in Resource-Constrained Settings.” Robert H. Remien, Ph.D., is Director of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies in the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health and is Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University. Dr. Remien is also Director of the HIV Center’s Administrative Core, […]

UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute, Grand Rounds – Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D.

Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Medical Research Director, Fenway Health; Director of HIV Prevention Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center “A New Normal?: Sexual Health and Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Antiretrovirals for Prevention Era” To download the slide presentation, click here

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

Erika Martin, Ph.D Dr. Martin is Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, and a Senior Fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, University at Albany, State University of New York. Releasing High-Value Open Health Data: Opportunities, Challenges, and Practice Recommendations To download the slide […]

Charlie Sheen captures headlines; but Do Black Lives Affected by HIV Matter?

Charlie Sheen captured the world’s attention when it was revealed that he was living with HIV.  Yet, 69% of the 35 million people living with HIV are Black.  In the United States, Blacks are eight times more likely to get infected that white Americans.  The vast majority of HIV infections (23.8 million) are in Africa.  […]

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

Ron Brookmeyer, Ph.D. Professor of Biostatistics Fielding School of Public Health University of California, Los Angeles Tracking the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Issues, Challenges and Future Directions To download the slide presentation, click here