While the use of antiretroviral therapies to prevent HIV infection will likely dominate the scientific agenda at the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, D.C, July 22-27, researchers are also paying attention to AIDS vaccines. VAX Science Writer Regina McEnery recently caught up with Barton Haynes, a Duke University professor who leads the virtual consortium […]
In this moving story, “Hatsume” (not her real name) talks about her shame and fear of being judged by her friends for being HIV-positive. “Hatsume” is a young, Japanese American woman. This story and more are part of “Taking Root: Our Stories, Our Community,” a national digital storytelling initiative to engage Asian American, Native Hawaiian […]
Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) Read about the project HERE.
Mobile Applications for Behavioral Research Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 3pm – 5pm: QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYTIC METHODS PRESENTED BY Scott Comulada, DR.P.H. Assistant Professor-in-Residence, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Research Scientist, UCLA Center for Community Health Sung-Jae Lee, Ph.D. Assistant Professor-in-Residence, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Core Scientist, CHIPTS Methods […]
CCH/HSRC Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health – UCLA-Semel Institute Health Services Research Center PART I: PART II: Mobile Applications for Behavioral Research Designs and Data Collection Presented by Nithya Ramanathan, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor, UCLA Department of Computer Science; Co-Founder, Nexleaf Analytics; CHIPTS Methods Core Dallas Swendeman, Ph.D. Assistant […]
Armed with bracing logic, wit and her “public-health nerd” glasses, Elizabeth Pisani reveals the myriad of inconsistencies in today’s political systems that prevent our dollars from effectively fighting the spread of HIV. Her research with at-risk populations — from junkies in prison to sex workers on the street in Cambodia — demonstrates the sometimes counter-intuitive […]
MAR-14-12 At the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) [external disclaimer] last week, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health for Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. Michael Horberg, Director of HIV/AIDS for Kaiser Permanente and a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). They discussed the paper Dr. Horberg presented […]
Hans Rosling on HIV Hans Rosling unveils new data visuals that untangle the complex risk factors of one of the world’s deadliest (and most misunderstood) diseases: HIV. He argues that preventing transmissions — not drug treatments — is the key to ending the epidemic.
Annie Lennox: Why I am an HIV/AIDS activist For the last eight years, pop singer Annie Lennox has devoted the majority of her time to her SING campaign, raising awareness and money to combat HIV/AIDS. She shares the experiences that have inspired her, from working with Nelson Mandela to meeting a little African girl in […]