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05/29/2024
After a 4-year break, the CIRA International Visiting Fellow Program returned this year and hosted two international scholars from South Africa and Ukraine between April 22 and May 1, 2024. During the visit,...
05/29/2024
Dr. Wei-Ti Chen (REIDS Cohort 2012-2013), Associate Professor at UCLA School of Nursing, was inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by Sigma Theta Tau International. This award...
04/22/2024
On April 4-5, the YIGH, CIRA, and the YIGH Global AIDS Research Network welcomed Professor Madhukar Pai, Chair of the Department of Global and Public Health in the School of Population and Global Health at...
04/22/2024
Dining Out For Life® Connecticut is back for its 17th year supporting APNH: A Place to Nourish your Health. They invite you to dine-in, take out, or have a meal delivered from a participating DOFL restaurant...
04/18/2024
Scientific Congress Registration ApplicationJune 26-27, 2024New Haven, CTRegistration Now Open: bit.ly/HISTORI2024The HIV Implementation Science to Optimize Research Impact (HISTORI) Scientific Congress...
02/26/2024
CIRA is excited to welcome four new Community Advisory Board (CAB) members who represent and engage with diverse communities impacted by HIV/AIDS.Mel DeFilippo is a Licensed Community Health Worker and...
02/25/2024
After a 4-year hiatus due to the pandemic, CIRA is pleased to announce that we will host a new cohort of international visiting fellows in April 2024. The goal of the program is to support CIRA investigators...
01/29/2024
The known harms of opioid addiction and overdose may be just the beginning of opioids' known risks. New research published in the Journal of Pain on November 27 suggests prescribed opioids also may have...
01/28/2024
Leveraging harm-reduction models, the oldest HIV/AIDS service organization in Connecticut, New Haven's A Place to Nourish your Health, is rolling out a new vehicle for mobile testing and prevention of sexually...
01/28/2024
Ada Adimora was a giant in the field of women and HIV, having contributed to a wide swath of key medical, public health, behavioral, and structural issues. I had the distinct pleasure of working with her in...
01/26/2024
Please join us on Zoom for a CIRA Talk followed by a moderated discussion with audience and Q&A. This virtual event is open to the public.Zoom registration: http://tinyurl.com/5n8dmm2nWe look forward to...
01/24/2024
The application cycles are open for CIRA's two Fellowships programs - Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT) and the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS).Yale AIDS Prevention...
12/12/2023
Drs. S. Raquel Ramos (Yale School of Nursing) and Kamila A. Alexander (Johns Hopkins School of Nursing), both former Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) Fellows at CIRA, were recent...
12/11/2023
Please join us in a virtual seminar featuring a research presentation and discussion on current evidence, reflections from the field, and opportunities to support healthcare workers in the context of crises....
12/10/2023
A new study reveals significant insights into the challenges that can occur for hepatitis C virus (HCV) micro-elimination efforts in people with HIV (PWH). Due to the opioid epidemic, the prevalence of co-...
12/10/2023
The Yale School of Public Health is partnering with Nazarbayev University School of Medicine in Astana, Kazakhstan on an advanced research training program that will support promising scientists and clinicians...
12/05/2023
The National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded nearly $7 million to MPIs Tami Sullivan, PhD (Psychiatry and Public Health); E. Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS (Internal Medicine...
12/01/2023
Every year on December 1st, the world unites to commemorate World AIDS Day. This annual event serves as a reminder of the global struggle to end HIV-related stigma, an opportunity to honor those we have lost,...
11/30/2023
CIRA is seeking letters of intent (LOI) for the 2024 Pilot Projects in HIV Research, which offers funding for preliminary and/or feasibility studies in HIV-related research that will ultimately lead to larger...
11/12/2023
Penn Nursing's Dalmacio Dennis Flores, PhD, ACRN, FAAN has been awarded a 2023 grant from the Hillman Innovations in Care (HIC) program. The $600,000 grant will be used to expand a Penn Nursing-led program...
11/10/2023
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) was established in 1997 and is currently New England's only National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded AIDS research center. In commemoration of...
10/16/2023
Teenagers made up an estimated 20 percent of new cases of HIV infection in the United States in 2020. The actual percentage, however, is likely to be higher because it is known that adolescents are the least...
10/15/2023
The first legal mobile retail pharmacy in Connecticut, a project conceived by a Yale School of Medicine (YSM) professor, has become a reality. The "Integrated Mobile Opioid Treatment and Infectious disease...
10/15/2023
A team of researchers across Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) has published a set of papers on innovations in patient care for those...
09/12/2023
Yale School of Public Health Associate Professor Ijeoma Opara has received the NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) Racial Equity Visionary Award. The award is a NIDA DP1 grant for $3.5 million over five...