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04/19/2021
CIRA Predoctoral Fellow, Tony Maiolatesi, was recently awarded a 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for his project titled "Calling Forth the Power from Within: Activation of...
04/05/2021
If you missed the virtual opening of the latest Yale School of Medicine Program for Art in Public Spaces exhibition, you can view it online. The March 4 virtual opening of Community in a Time of Crisis: Yale,...
04/05/2021
For more than a decade, Dr. Lynn Fiellin, a professor of medicine at Yale University, has been at the forefront of the push to bring gaming into sex education. Her lab, Play2PREVENT, has developed an...
04/05/2021
Are you a member of Connecticut's LGBTQ+ community? Join the Proud to Count movement by filling out Connecticut's LGBTQ+ Community Survey. The Survey aims to 1) enhance our understanding of the number of...
04/05/2021
National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (#NYHAAD), observed annually on April 10, educates the public about the impact of HIV/AIDS on youth and highlights the work youth do to strengthen the fight against...
03/29/2021
CIRA is excited to present theis unique event in the coming weeks. Everyone is welcome to join. Questions can be emailed to the appropriate contact person listed after the event. Please feel free to share...
03/22/2021
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS community mourns the loss of Robert (Bob) J. Levine, MD, Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine (1934- 2020). Bob was the director of CIRA's Law, Policy and...
03/21/2021
Yale faculty members Drs. Donna Spiegelman, Raul U. Hernandez-Ramirez, Drew Cameron, and Jeremy Schwartz at Yale's Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science - along with Drs. Fred Semitala of...
03/21/2021
Former Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) scholar, Ijeoma Opara, Ph.D., will be joining Yale School of Public Health as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Racism & Health in the...
03/08/2021
Dr. Ijeoma Opara's community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to substance use prevention and mental health services for urban youth was recently highlighted by NIH Director, Dr. Francis Collins....
02/25/2021
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...