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.
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 […]
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 […]
Rishi Manchanda, MD, MPH – How to Leverage Training, Technology, and the ‘Third Sector’ to Improve the Triple Aim and Upstream Drivers of Health
On March 13, 2014 – Dr. Rishi Manchanda, President/Founder of HealthBegins, presented on the potential role of social determinants of health in improving the triple aim – i.e. better healthcare quality, population health outcomes, and lower costs. The presentation provided examples of how healthcare professionals, equipped with the tools, technology, and training, can engage […]
CHIPTS Policy Director Dr. Arleen Leibowitz discusses cost effectiveness analysis and outcomes in the context of HIV prevention. Click here to review her presentation.
David Wilson Director, Global HIV/AIDS Program The World Bank “The End of AIDS: The Road to Implementation”
Curious about PrEP, a prevention strategy that can reduce risk of HIV infection by up to 99 percent?
Learn more by watching, “PrEParing for HIV: An Epidemic Interventions Initiative by the University of California.” HIV/AIDS researchers at the University of California explain how pre-exposure prophylaxis works, and young men share their stories about taking a daily dose of Truvada to preserve their health.”
Stream and view slides from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2104 by going to http://www.croiwebcasts.org
New research from a team led by CHIPTS Policy Director and Public Policy research professor Arleen Leibowitz shows that local health jurisdictions were able to maintain HIV testing near to pre-recession levels despite a substantial reduction in funding during California’s budget 2009 crisis. As a direct result of state budget cuts that eliminated state funding […]
presentation slides Kathy Sanders-Phillips, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pediatrics Howard University College of Medicine George Washington University “HIV/AIDS Risk in South Africa-Implications for Research in the U.S.”