Joint Modeling of Incomplete Data with Diverse Variable Types using Latent-Variable Models

CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health Joint Modeling of Incomplete Data with Diverse Variable Types using Latent-Variable Models Presented by: Thomas R. Belin, Ph.D. Professor, UCLA Department of Biostatistics Tuesday, October 8, 2013 2pm – 3pm Abstract:  In incomplete data sets with many variables and diverse variable types (e.g., continuous, ordinal categorical, […]

Covered California and HIV in LA County: Getting Everyone on the Same Page

On August 8, 2013 – Mr. Tom Donohoe, Director of the UCLA Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center, presented on the Affordable Care Act.  The presentation was given as part of the HIV Community and Research Colloquia Series hosted by the Los Angeles County (LAC) Commission on HIV and the UCLA Center for HIV Identification, […]

Clinical Trials of PrEP in Los Angeles

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a method to prevent HIV infection among those who are HIV-negative.  PrEP involves the use of antiretroviral medications by those who are HIV-negative to reduce the risk of HIV infection via sexual transmission. There are number of ongoing and planned PrEP trials and demonstration projects that are being implemented across […]

PPC Feb 2013 Colloquia: History of Preventative HIV Vaccine Studies

Presented by Stephen J Brown AIDS Research Alliance 2/7/13 HIV Prevention Planning Committee  

CCH/HSRC Methods Seminar: “Spreading the Love, Nothing Else” Presented by Ramin Bastani

What is Qpid.me? A free, simple way to obtain, securely store and privately share your HIV/STD results. We aim to make that always awkward, “um, have you been tested” situation a little easier by letting you have your STD results at your finger tips. Biography: Ramin Bastani is founder of www.Qpid.me.  The consistent theme in his […]

Robert F. Kennedy Health Festival 2012

UCLA’s Center for Community Health teams up with RFK High School for the Health Festival 2012

UCLA IMPACT 2012 Runner Up: Silent Love

Congratulations to the IMPACT 2012 Runner-Up! “Silent Love” by: Nestor Venegas, Ari DeLeon, Fanny Ramirez, Patrick Freeman, Victor Hernandez, Cesar Hernandez, Julio Reyes, and Manny Pacheco  “Silent Love” was the product of one of the many HIV prevention programs at Vista Community Clinic which targets youth of color in non-traditional school settings (e.g., juvenile justice system, alcohol […]

UCLA IMPACT 2012 Grand Prize Winner: How I Use a Condom

Congratulations to the IMPACT 2012 Grand Prize Winner! “How I Use A Condom” by: Sonny Ngyuyen and Justin Taylor Artist Bio: Justin Taylor Justin Taylor is a graduate from The Evergreen State College where his focuses were on media production and business leadership.  Justin has volunteered as the marketing director for Capital City Pride for […]

Through Positive Eyes: A Global Photographic Collaboration

    On July 27 2012, Through Positive Eyes was featured on the New York Times Lens Blog!   Through Positive Eyestells the story of HIV/AIDS at the end of the third decade of the epidemic, when potent antiretroviral medication has been devised, but when treatment access is far from universal.  Through Positive Eyes is an […]

Plenary: Dynamics of the Epidemic in Contex

Paul Semugoma, a physician from Uganda, spoke passionately about the need for providers and communities to acknowledge that men who have sex with men are everywhere, and that they have special needs in terms of prevention that need to be addressed – especially stigma and decriminalization of homosexuality. He encouraged all of us to “end invisibility” […]