2014 Pilot Awards

The Development Core of CHIPTS is pleased to announce the 2014 CHIPTS Pilot grants have been awarded, anticipating funding as of February, 2014 from the National Institute of Mental Health.  The program aims to prepare CHIPTS researchers and its collaborative partners to develop innovative research, consistent with or related to the CHIPTS priorities of eliminating […]

CHIPTS welcomes Amy Ragsdale as the new Executive Director

We are excited to have Amy join our team to provide leadership and strengthen our collaborations across our cores and with our community partners. Click here for more information about Amy.

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 […]