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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...
06/15/2020
APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health, formerly AIDS Project New Haven, is working with Yale University researchers to develop an intervention that uses social networking apps to engage more young Black and...
06/03/2020
CIRA and the Yale School of Public Health welcome eight junior faculty from around the U.S. appointed to the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS). REIDS aims to increase the number and...
05/29/2020
Recently CIRA hosted a virtual Zoom gathering to celebrate Dr. Russell "Skip" Barbour's legacy at both CIRA and Yale. Effective June 2, 2020, Dr. Barbour will conclude his roles at CIRA as Associate Director,...
05/13/2020
CIRA's Clinical and Health Services Research (CHSR) Core promotes multidisciplinary, collaborative research focusing on HIV prevention, care, and treatment in diverse clinical settings with an emphasis on...
05/12/2020
We are happy to share this AIDS and Behavior publication on community-based HIV research during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the result of a successful collaboration between several of our Research Education...
05/10/2020
The Community Health Care Van, a mobile medical clinic created by Yale School of Medicine's Rick Altice, MD, professor of medicine (infectious diseases), recently repurposed its activities to assist with...
04/20/2020
Sarah Brothers, a doctoral student in sociology and a CIRA affiliate, is one of 10 individuals named as Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellows in Women’s Studies.Granted by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship...
04/20/2020
Social distancing is a public health measure to help curb the spread of COVID-19, but it presents unique challenges to people with alcohol or other substance use disorders. In treatment and recovery, people...
04/06/2020
An expensive new drug for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is unlikely to confer any discernible health benefit over generic alternatives and may undermine efforts to expand access to HIV prevention for the...
04/06/2020
Applications are invited for one full-time, two-year Post Doctoral Fellowship position for scholars with a PhD, MD, and/or JD degrees. Trained within CIRA, fellows work closely with a research mentor from...
03/19/2020
Drs. Tami Sullivan (pictured left) and Jaimie Meyer are the latest CIRA affiliates to successfully turn a pilot project into a full-scale HIV prevention research project.Sullivan, an Associate...
03/09/2020
Effective March 1, 2020, E. Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS  (pictured left), assumed the role of Director of CIRA's Clinical and Health Services Research (CHSR) Core, replacing David Fiellin, MD who served as...
03/04/2020
CIRA researchers will be attending the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston next week. In case you'll be attending too, we've put together a list of CIRA presenters...