Yale University

Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars


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About the Program

The REIDS program was designed to meet the challenges and barriers experienced by groups who are underrepresented in the field of HIV research. Fellows are expected to attend a six-week Summer Institute for two consecutive summers and will receive sustained mentorship for two full years from an interdisciplinary team at the Institute for Community Research (ICR), the Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP) at the University of Connecticut, the Yale School of Nursing, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) at Yale.

Principle Investigators

  • Barbara Guthrie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Professor, Graduate School of Nursing, Northeastern University School of Nursing
  • Trace Kershaw, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), Yale School of Public Health
  • Jean Schensul, Ph.D.Senior Scientist & Founding Director, The Institute for Community Research