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11/12/2017
Adult men who have sex with men (MSM) are one of the highest risk groups for HIV.  In 2010, MSM accounted for 78 percent of new HIV infections among males—with more than one third of all new HIV/AIDS...
10/30/2017
The Yale School of Medicine Section of General Internal Medicine has established a new program -  the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine. The multi-disciplinary clinical, educational, and research program...
10/16/2017
CIRA is pleased to introduce the new Assistant Director of our Community Research and Implementation Core (CRI), Mr. Daniel Davidson, who will join CIRA's research support team on October 23, 2017. Daniel...
10/15/2017
Here's a lingering public health mystery: Heterosexual black women in Philadelphia are at higher risk of contracting HIV than their white counterparts. But no one can yet say exactly why - or how to fix the...
09/11/2017
Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) often are motivated to embark on new lives in supportive countries to escape oppression and experience freedoms unavailable in their home countries....
09/11/2017
Katrina Clark was an extraordinary leader and an inspirational figure to many in New Haven and beyond. She was a longtime member of CIRA and our Community Advisory Board, her presence and contributions will be...
08/25/2017
Jim Pettinelli will be leaving his position as Assistant Director of CIRA's Community Research and Implementation Core in September to become the new executive director of Liberty Community Services, a greater...
08/03/2017
CIRA seeks letters of intent for its annual Pilot Projects in HIV/AIDS Prevention Research program. The goal of this program is to provide pilot funding that will result in additional externally funded...
08/02/2017
A new Yale School of Public Health study found that slot machines, or "one-armed bandits", may offer a clue to how AIDS programs can better locate persons living with undiagnosed HIV infection. "When you...
06/02/2017
After 20 years of leadership in CIRA, Dr. Jeannette Ickovics will step down from her role as CIRA Deputy Director in August as she prepares to take on a new role at YSPH as Visiting Professor at the Yale-...
06/02/2017
In response to the rise in opioid overdose deaths nationwide, pharmaceutical companies have developed formulations of prescription opioids designed to prevent tampering or abuse. These “abuse-deterrent” forms...
05/14/2017
Life expectancy for 20-year-olds initiating treatment for HIV has increased by about a decade in the European Union and North America since the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in the mid-1990s,...
04/28/2017
Dean Sten Vermund of the Yale School of Public Health receives the Ward Cates Spirit Award from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN). This award recognizes an HPTN member who has made outstanding...
04/16/2017
Milena Stanojlovic has joined CIRA's research support team as the new Assistant Director of the Development Core. She received her Ph.D. with honors from Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). Prior to...
04/11/2017
Though there have been extraordinary advances in HIV/AIDS treatment in the past several years, the disease remains a serious health concern worldwide. Promising developments in HIV vaccines are occurring all...
03/20/2017
Four international HIV researchers will travel to Yale in March and April 2017 as part of the second International Visiting Fellow Program organized by CIRA. The visiting fellows will spend their time at Yale...
02/17/2017
Patients addicted to opioids often seek care in the emergency department (ED). They are more likely to receive addiction treatment, and reduce opioid use long-term if they are started on medication to reduce...
02/07/2017
Paul Cleary, PhD, officially stepped down as the Dean of the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) upon the arrival of the new Dean, Sten Vermund, last week. Paul will stay on as Director of the Center for...
12/05/2016
December 1, World AIDS Day, is a time to raise awareness about the AIDS pandemic and to mourn those who have died of the disease. The Yale School of Public Health and CIRA joined health experts from around the...
12/05/2016
Elizabeth Cappello joined CIRA as Senior Administrative Assistant on November 21. Liz holds a wide range of responsibilities, coordinating administrative, program and office activities in support of all five...
12/04/2016
Since 2012, CIRA has been circulating a weekly email featuring new publications authored by CIRA affiliates that are obtained from PubMed. Each year the publications are reviewed by the Clinical and Health...
11/21/2016
Dr. Chinekwu Obidoa, assistant professor of global health in Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts and a former fellow with the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS), was recently...
11/21/2016
All events take place on World AIDS Day, Thursday, December 1Yale University, Noon-1:00 pmSpeaker: Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, Dean, and Linda Koch Lorimer Professor, Yale University School of NursingTitle...
11/09/2016
DATE:Thursday, December 1, Noon-1:00 pmLOCATION:Yale School of Public Health, Winslow Auditorium, 60 College Street, New Haven, CTREGISTRATION:Open to everyone. Attendance is free. Register NowTALK TITLE:HIV...
11/08/2016
CIRA currently has two fellowship programs seeking new applicants. Applications for both will start to be reviewed on February 1, 2017.Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS):Research...