Yale University

News

12/05/2022
CIRA is excited to announce the launch of the Yale Global HIV/AIDS Research Network (GARNER), the newest faculty network within the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH).Under the inaugural leadership of Drs...
12/05/2022
One of CIRA's core aims is to provide support to innovative HIV/AIDS-related projects led by our investigators and their research partners. The following projects represent some examples of CIRA scientists'...
12/05/2022
The New England AIDS Education and Training Center shared that its Connecticut Regional Partner Site Director, Robert (Bob) Sideleau, passed away peacefully at home on November 16, 2022. Bob joined the Yale...
12/05/2022
I am pleased to bring you the latest edition of CIRA's ebulletin. This last issue in 2022 features individuals and projects affiliated with the Center since December 2021 and the newly launched Yale Global HIV...
12/04/2022
CIRA's current affiliation guidelines promote broad participation of scientists, trainees, HIV service providers, community members, and other institutional partners while maintaining scientific rigor and...
12/04/2022
Nine-year-old Bobbi Wilson of Caldwell, New Jersey was welcomed to Yale for a "Black girl led Science Tour" after a viral incident where her neighbor called the cops on her while she was protecting trees from...
11/30/2022
The inequalities which perpetuate the AIDS pandemic are not inevitable; we can tackle them. This World AIDS Day, December 1, UNAIDS is urging each of us to address the inequalities which are holding back...
11/16/2022
In this talk, the speakers will give an overview of the team's current HIV/AIDS research in Ukraine, paying special attention to how they have been adapting to ongoing crises (first COVID-19 pandemic, and now...
11/16/2022
In an interview, David Fiellin, professor of medicine, emergency medicine, and public health at Yale School of Medicine as well as Program Director of Yale's Program in Addiction Medicine, discusses improving...
10/29/2022
Given the benefits of antiretroviral treatment, for many individuals with HIV, substance use disorder - including opioid, alcohol, and tobacco use disorder - is a greater threat to their health than the virus...
10/28/2022
Sharon Mierzwa has stepped down as Executive Director of CIRA after three years with the Center after accepting a position with the City of Hartford Department of Health and Human Services. During Sharon'...
10/27/2022
The 2022 Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University (CIRA) Fast-Track Pilot Project Supplements in HIV Research offer funding to test innovative, cutting-edge ideas or untested methods as...
10/27/2022
Dr. S. Raquel Ramos's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)-funded, five-year, career development award study, "LEveraging A viRtual eNvironment (LEARN) to Enhance Prevention of HIV-related...
10/17/2022
On November 14th, the New England HIV Implementation Science Network welcomes Dr. Arryn Guy (pictured left) from Brown University to talk about forming and running a community advisory board with a focus on...
10/16/2022
Seeking to bridge the gap between the classroom and real-life activism, YSPH's first activist-in-residence recently launched his Change Talk series. Ijeoma Opara, assistant professor of social and behavioral...
10/16/2022
A Yale harm reduction-focused healthcare team has its sights set on installing a trio of vending machines around town that would dispense not candy bars and soda, but clean syringes, safe injection kits, and...
10/16/2022
In the new episode of the Yale Divinity School "Quadcast," author and America magazine correspondent Michael O'Loughlin '09 M.A.R. discusses his book Hidden Mercy, the challenges of being an LGBTQ member of...
10/16/2022
Drs. Frederick Altice and Lynn Madden were recently awarded a National Institute on Drug Abuse grant for a new HIV prevention implementation research project to scale-up medication-assisted treatments for...
09/19/2022
YSPH Assistant Professor Ashley Hagaman (senior author), and PhD student Raquel Burgess (lead author), investigate existing mental health support for researchers and provide specific recommendations to better...
09/19/2022
Yale School of Medicine researchers Julia Rozanova, PhD and Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH have been awarded two grants from the NIH to further their work studying HIV & aging in Ukraine:"Adapting a disclosure...
09/11/2022
Dr. Jaimie Meyer was awarded a new NIDA R01 grant to implement and evaluate the use of telehealth for PrEP among individuals with substance use disorders. The project, called Athena, aims to improve and scale-...
09/06/2022
Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor Ijeoma Opara had wanted to create a healthy support network for Black teenage girls since she first joined YSPH in 2021. But her vision actually goes back much...
09/06/2022
Researchers at the University of Connecticut are seeking Internet-based or online cisgender male sex workers who have sex with men for an on-line survey (recruitment for survey only). The purpose of the survey...
09/06/2022
Faculty members from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM) recently joined an interdisciplinary group of students and researchers in Kuala Lumpur for a summer boot camp on...
08/15/2022
Mental health providers can learn to deliver evidence-based LGBTQ-affirmative cognitive therapy through low-cost online training, which would help deliver more evidence-based mental health care to LGBTQ people...