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02/22/2021
CIRA's 2021 Pilot Project cycle is now open. Click on this link for details and requirements. To submit a Letter of Interest, please complete the online survey by March 15, 2021. This year, all CIRA affiliates...
02/19/2021
A new Lancet series published on February 19, 2021, "HIV in the USA", outlines the ongoing challenges to ending the HIV epidemic and recommendations to overcome barriers to implementing HIV services, such as...
02/08/2021
As part of Yale School of Public Health's Acts of Service campaign, CIRA's Executive Director, Sharon Mierzwa, volunteers every month at one of Hartford's mobile Foodshare sites. "People across Connecticut are...
02/04/2021
Dr. Yzette Lanier, a former Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) scholar and currently an assistant professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has been named a mentor for...
01/22/2021
On January 15, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its HIV National Strategic Plan for the United States: A Roadmap to End the Epidemic 2021-2025. The HIV Plan, which presents a...
01/13/2021
2020 was one of the most challenging in recent memory and one that profoundly affected the world around us and the work we do and support at CIRA. The COVID-19 pandemic created considerable challenges to HIV...
01/08/2021
We are pleased to announce the first of CIRA's Community Conversations series, which highlight the real-world relevance of research in the domains of HIV, sexual health, LGBTQ health, and harm reduction. Join...
01/05/2021
This past July, Tracy Rabin, MD, SM, and Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH, were appointed director and associate director of the Department of Internal Medicine's Office of Global Health. This exciting change to...
11/10/2020
Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) Professor, Director of the Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) and Director of CIRA's Interdisciplinary Research Core, Dr. Donna Spiegelman,...
11/03/2020
Recruitment is underway for our two successful training Fellowships. Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT)Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS)Through these CIRA-supported...
10/13/2020
There are two types of affiliation with CIRA - individual and project. Thus far in 2020, CIRA has affiliated eight individuals and 27 research projects. If you have interest in affiliating with CIRA, please...
10/13/2020
CIRA is a recognized hub for training, career development and mentorship of diverse scholars through growth of national training programs like Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT) and Research...
10/13/2020
Join @rectalrockstar Jonathan Baker for a presentation and Q+A via Facebook Live to learn about healthier, safer anal sex practices and ask the hard questions the Internet can't be trusted to answer. This...
09/22/2020
Dr. Raquel Ramos, an Assistant Professor at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing and a former Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS), was awarded pilot funding from the...
09/08/2020
Effective, September 1, 2020, Trace Kershaw, PhD assumed the role of Director and Principal Investigator for CIRA's P30 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Paul Cleary, PhD. is stepping...
08/24/2020
AHEAD is a data visualization tool created to support the efforts of local health departments towards reaching the goals of the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative. Jurisdictions,...
08/11/2020
Join CIRA for a virtual panel discussion on strategies to maintain productivity and communication with research collaborators and opportunities emerged from the pandemic. Panelists include Yale faculty...
08/09/2020
The Yale HRPP released new documents and changes in July, including new submission form and protocol templates. Contact the hrpp@yale.edu with any questions regarding the changes and how it will affect...
08/04/2020
John "Jack" Dovidio recently announced his retirement from Yale after 13 years as Professor of Psychology and Public Health. He also was a CIRA affiliated researcher and served on CIRA's Executive Committee...
07/29/2020
Given the lack of available timely testing and containment for COVID-19, major efforts will be needed to safely relax the current guidance for social distancing. A key component of the needed response moving...
07/13/2020
Yale University and the University of Malaya (UM) in Kuala Lumpur have been awarded a multi-million dollar grant to establish the Malaysian Implementation Science Training (MIST) center to catalyze research...
07/13/2020
CIRA researchers presented 24 abstracts at the 23rd International AIDS Conference and the inaugural COVID-19 Conference that were held last week (see updated listing). Registered AIDS 2020 attendees can catch...
06/22/2020
Projects that focus on enhancing public health education in Sudan, improving community health in rural Ghana, and using mobile technology to integrate mental health into primary care in Nigeria won this year's...
06/19/2020
CIRA bids a fond farewell to one cohort of pre and post-doctoral fellows, while we also welcome 3 new scholars to our Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT), directed by Dr. Trace Kershaw. We pass on...
06/16/2020
Effective June 1, 2020, CIRA welcomed Raul U. Hernandez-Ramirez as Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core within CIRA. His primary role is Associate Research Scientist in...