David Bangsberg, MD, MPH – International Perspectives on Adherence to HIV Treatment & Prevention

CHIPTS was honored to host a Grand Rounds lecture by David Bangsberg, MD, MPH, entitled “International Perspectives on Adherence to HIV Treatment & Prevention”. Dr. Bangsberg is the Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health and a Professor at the Harvard School of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and Mbarara University […]

HIV Housing Conference 2014

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, the UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) and the National AIDS Housing Coalition co-hosted a one-day conference on “The Housing Determinant: Integrating Housing into the Continuum of HIV Services” at UCLA Covel Commons in Los Angeles. The event was sponsored and supported by the Center for […]

International baby trial hopes to find Achilles’ heel in HIV

The case shocked experts and raised hopes — at least temporarily — that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims. A Mississippi baby who was infected at birth appeared to remain clear of the virus for nearly two years, even though she was not taking prescribed antiretroviral drugs. Although medical staff called it a […]

Chunqing Lin, Ph.D. – Implementation Science: Framework, Challenges, and Multidisciplinary Approaches

Implementation Science: Framework, Challenges, and Multidisciplinary Approaches Chunqing Lin, Ph.D. Assistant Research Epidemiologist UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health

South African ‘Mentor Mothers’ improve perinatal health outcomes

The incidence of HIV infection in South Africa tops that of any nation in the world, with some 6 million of the country’s nearly 50 million residents infected. Sadly, young women — and particularly young pregnant women — suffer some of the highest rates of HIV infection. More than one-fourth of pregnant South African women […]

Robert Weiss, Ph.D. – Analyzing Sexual Behavior from the Healthy Living Project

CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health Analyzing Sexual Behavior from the Healthy Living Project Robert Weiss, Ph.D. Professor Department of Biostatistics UCLA Fielding School of Public Health   Abstract: Longitudinal behavioral intervention trials to reduce HIV transmission risk collect complex multilevel and multivariate data longitudinally for each subject with important correlation […]

Calls for HIV Behavioral Research Pilot Finding

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Paige Rawl’s memoir about growing up HIV-positive is latest TODAY Book Club pick

The latest TODAY Book Club pick is “Positive,” a memoir by Paige Rawl, who was diagnosed as HIV-positive when she was in middle school. At 15, while battling depression in the wake of the bullying she faced, Rawl attempted suicide by taking one pill for each year of her life. Fortunately she survived, and at […]

Los Angeles Women’s HIV/AIDS Task Force Presents the 8th Annual HIV Treatment Summit and Health Resource Fair

On August 14th, 2014, the Los Angeles Women’s HIV/AIDS Task Force held their 8th Annual HIV Treatment Summit and Health Resource Fair at the California Endowment, in downtown Los Angeles. The summit began with opening remarks from Mario Perez, MPH, Director of the Los Angeles County Division of HIV and STD Programs, and keynote presentation […]