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

UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute, Grand Rounds – Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, Ph.D.

Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, Ph.D. Professor and Head, Department of Biobehavioral Health The Pennsylvania State University “Culture, Race, and Research: A Voyage of Head and Heart” To download the slide presentation, click here

UCLA CFAR/AI Grand Rounds -Dr. Stefan Baral

Stefan Baral, MD, FRCPC, CCFP, MPH, MBA, MSc Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Director, Key Populations Program “Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Burden of HIV among Key Populations in Low and Middle Countries” To download the slides presentation, click here.

NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities and Guidelines for Determining AIDS Funding

The NIH supports a comprehensive portfolio of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research on HIV and its associated coinfections, comorbidities, and other complications. The Office of AIDS Research (OAR), a component of the NIH Office of the Director, is legislatively mandated to coordinate, plan, evaluate, and budget for the NIH AIDS research program. Building on […]