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The Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) is a collaboration of diverse, multi-disciplinary HIV researchers from UCLA, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Friends Research Institute, and the RAND Corporation. Funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health, CHIPTS promotes collaborative research, fosters networking, and supports capacity building among communities and agency partners in efforts to eliminate new HIV infections and health disparities among key populations with HIV-associated comorbidities.

Featured News


A new report by UNAIDS demonstrates the critical role communities play, and how underfunding and harmful barriers are holding back their lifesaving work […]


Gregory Victorianne remembers a certain day when he was sitting down with one of his best friends on the porch drinking margaritas. “That’s when he told me; he had AIDS,”


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted $2.1 million to UCLA’s Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) and the UCLA-CDU […]

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CHIPTS recognizes the importance of sharing the HIV prevention and treatment research conducted globally by our partners. The connections our center and faculty have abroad helps ensure that our work remains relevant and impactful to the diverse community of researchers […]


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Recent Publications

Chen, W. T., Huang, F., Shiu, C. S., Lin, S. H., Tun, M. S., Nwe, T. W., Oo, Y. T. N., & Oo, H. N. (2023). Can social support mediate stigma and perceived stress in people live with human immunodeficiency virus?AIDS care, 1–8. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2023.2254545
Dubov, A., Altice, F. L., Gutierrez, J. I., Wickersham, J. A., Azwa, I., Kamarulzaman, A., Gautam, K., & Shrestha, R. (2023). Pre-exposure prophylaxis service among men who have sex with men in Malaysia: findings from a discrete choice experiment. Scientific reports13(1), 14200. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-41264-5
Comulada, W. S., Rezai, R., Sumstine, S., Flores, D. D., Kerin, T., Ocasio, M. A., Swendeman, D., Fernández, M. I., & Adolescent Trials Network (ATN) CARES Team (2023). A necessary conversation to develop chatbots for HIV studies: qualitative findings from research staff, community advisory board members, and study participants. AIDS care, 1–9. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2023.2216926

Upcoming Events

Learning Opportunities

UCLA HIV Grand Rounds 2023-24

The Grand Rounds are monthly lecture series, which is offered by the UCLA CHIPTS, UCLA-CDU CFAR, & UCLA AIDS Institute and delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty on a broad range of HIV-related topics. […]

For more information, please contact Damilola Jolayemi at ojolayemi@mednet.ucla.edu

Publication Management

UCLA CHIPTS provides resources for manuscript development, publication compliance, and publication management. Making research results publicly accessible is important not only to the NIH, but also to UCLA’s commitment to academic freedom and mission to disseminate knowledge […]

Any questions, please contact Enrique Sanchez at EESanchez@mednet.ucla.edu