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03/05/2023
A growing number of researchers have more than two grants simultaneously from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but women and Black researchers are less likely than white men to be among them, a new...
03/03/2023
Tim Mack, Prevention Services Manager at APNH (APNH: A Place to Nourish your Health) and founder of the annual New Haven Black Pride! event, was recently invited to the White House to be part of the LGBTQIA+...
03/03/2023
Join us on Zoom for two presentations on research in the intersection of HIV and substance use, followed by a Q&A session with audience. This event is open to the public.Tuesday, March 711:00 am - 12:00...
03/03/2023
At a young age, Ijeoma Opara realized that speaking up for herself could save her life. Growing up, she witnessed the health inequities faced by her mother and father, who were frequently in and out of the...
02/21/2023
We would like to invite you to an informative and engaging Black History Month lecture entitled "The Trans Sounds of Black Freedom: The Global Reverberation of Ballroom" on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 5:...
02/08/2023
Time is closing to submit applications for the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS). The program pairs fellows with a mentor from among the top HIV researchers at CIRA for a 2-year period....
02/06/2023
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a day to highlight the progress of HIV testing, prevention, and treatment efforts and consider our ongoing challenges to reducing HIV among Black...
01/31/2023
Dr. Megan L. Ranney, an internationally recognized public health leader, investigator, advocate, and clinician-scientist, will become dean of the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) on July 1, President Peter...
01/31/2023
Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor of Biostatistics (Health Informatics) Terika McCall knows how important it is for Black women to be able to secure reliable mental health care."Within the Black...
01/31/2023
As an alumnus of the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) at the Yale School of Public Health, S. Raquel Ramos understands the value of mentorship and opportunity in academia.Now an...
01/31/2023
The 2nd HISTORI congress will be held from June 6-8, 2023 in Atlanta, GA. The HISTORI Scientific Congress aims to help Black communities in the United States end the HIV epidemic by providing an inclusive,...
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...