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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.

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Each year on December 1st, we commemorate World AIDS Day. This important awareness day remains a time to reflect on our worldwide response to HIV/AIDS while honoring […]


Starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) early in the course of HIV infection when the immune system is stronger results in better long-term health outcomes compared with delaying […]

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CHIPTS Combination Core Affiliate Dr. Wei-Ti Chen was recognized by the Fogarty International Center for her recently funded project, “Buddhism and HIV Stigma […]

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CHIPTS and the UCLA-Charles Drew University Center for AIDS Research (UCLA-CDU CFAR) received funding for a total of seven new […]


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Recent Publications

Bogart LM, Musoke W, Mayatsa J, Marsh T, Naigino R, Banegura A, Mukama CS, Allupo S, Odiit M, Kadama H, Mukasa B, Wanyenze RK. Recommendations for Improving Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Implementation and Social Marketing in Ugandan Fisherfolk Communities: A Qualitative Exploration. Community Health Equity Res Policy. 2022 Oct 4:272684X221113608. doi: 10.1177/0272684X221113608. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36194425.
Cohen JM, Li MJ, Javanbakht M, Gorbach PM, Shoptaw SJ. Methamphetamine use and adoption of preventive behaviors early in the COVID-19 pandemic among men who have sex with men in Los Angeles, California. Drug Alcohol Depend Rep. 2022 Sep 29:100097. doi: 10.1016/j.dadr.2022.100097. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36193108; PMCID: PMC9519521.

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Learning Opportunities

UCLA HIV Grand Rounds 2022-23

The Grand Rounds are monthly lecture series, which is offered by the UCLA CHIPTS and UCLA AIDS Institute. […]

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. […]

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