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04/04/2016
Debbie Humphries, PhD, MPH, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 C.E.A. Winslow Award. The award is presented annually by the CT Public Health Association (CPHA) to a public health professional that...
03/21/2016
Kathryn S. Young will join CIRA as the Assistant Director for Administration, on March 23.  Kathryn will coordinate the overall business and administrative support services for the Center including...
03/20/2016
Four HIV researchers will travel to Yale in April 2016 as part of CIRA’s Visiting International Fellow Program. The visiting fellows are all actively engaged in HIV research with CIRA affiliated scientists....
03/10/2016
Symposium and plenary lectures, workshops, themed discussions, and oral presentations from the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) are now available online as...
02/07/2016
Drug use in Connecticut’s suburbs and rural towns has risen dramatically over the last 20 years and opioids and heroin overdoses are now at epidemic levels, Professor Robert Heimer told assembled students,...
02/07/2016
Moderate alcohol consumption is more harmful to people with HIV than uninfected individuals, raising the risk of both mortality and other negative health effects, say Yale researchers. Their study is the first...
02/04/2016
This fast paced presentation format will feature the members of CIRA's NIMH Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training Program. These presentations will utilize the Pecha Kucha format that shows 20 images, each...
01/25/2016
Never in her wildest dreams did Yale University's Lynn Fiellin think at the start of her medical career that she'd end up working to create a new wave of interactive video games to help teenagers avoid HIV...
01/11/2016
Gai Doran, MS, is leaving her position as Assistant Director for Administration at CIRA at the end of January to become the Director of Research at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Gai is part...
01/11/2016
After Donna Cole completed her doctorate in sociology from Northeastern University in 2005, she thought about some of the HIV/AIDS fieldwork she’d done and realized what really sparked her interest was...
01/11/2016
Created five years ago, REIDS (Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars) was recently refunded for another 5 years with a $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. The program...
12/07/2015
Paul Cleary, dean of the Yale School of Public Health and director of CIRA, on Friday joined two other experts - School of Public Health Professor Robert Heimer and Stephen Latham, director of the Yale...
12/06/2015
Games have proven to be powerful tools to teach positive health and learning behaviors to youth. Since 2009, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) investigators have been researching and developing games that are...
12/06/2015
By the end of this month, the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner's Office expects that the number of accidental drug-induced intoxication deaths to rise by 22 percent from last year's rate.The number of deaths...
11/04/2015
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) at Yale University currently has 2 fellowship programs seeking new applicants.NIMH Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training ProgramFurther Details...
09/11/2015
CIRA is offering a new dissemination tool to affiliated scientists to help them convey the findings of their studies to stakeholders including those in the HIV prevention and care field and policy makers. The...
08/24/2015
The second annual New England HIV Implementation Science Network symposium was held on June 3rd in Sturbridge, MA with over 100 participants representing all six states and a diversity of occupations and...
07/27/2015
CIRA seeks letters of intent for its annual Pilot Projects in HIV Research program. The goal of the program is to provide short-term pilot funding that will lead to larger research projects that can...
07/13/2015
play2PREVENT's newly minted card game financed in 2013 with a grant from Women's Health Research at Yale's Pilot Project Program promises to help young black women navigate the difficulties of dating while...
05/11/2015
CIRA's Dr. Trace Kershaw has been selected as Yale School of Public Health 2015 Distinguished Student Mentor. The Award is a high honor that recognizes the recipient as a leader in shaping the next...
03/16/2015
Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) Fellow, Tiarney Ritchwood, has accepted a tenure-track, assistant professor position at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Her primary...
03/16/2015
The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) announced that Yale School of Medicine Associate Professor, Lynn Fiellin, is among the 56 women who have been selected as Women of Innovation for the 2015 Women of...
02/23/2015
A new study by researchers at Yale School of Public Health and George Mason University provides an in-depth look at the positive aspects of sexual encounters among black men who have sex with men (MSM) versus...
12/08/2014
CIRA and the Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research (LTB CFAR) are jointly providing funding up to $40,000 for one pilot project in HIV/AIDS prevention research. The pilot project should focus...
11/24/2014
Gregg Gonsalves, a Ph.D. student at the Yale School of Public Health and a veteran AIDS activist from the 1980s and 1990s, recently discussed what he sees as similarities in the way people and politicians...