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09/11/2016
An in-depth review of scientific studies on the criminalization of HIV exposure in the United States has just been published in AIDS Behavior, http://rdcu.be/kcoA. Dini Harsono, Assistant Director for Clinical...
09/10/2016
The Connecticut Opioid REsponse Initiative (CORE) is a strategic plan from Yale experts in response to the state's opioid and overdose epidemics. It recommends:expanding access to effective, medication-based...
09/06/2016
Parents in "blue states" are more likely to vaccinate their teens against Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, and other diseases, new Yale School of Public Health research demonstrates. In a study recently...
08/04/2016
Kim Blankenship (pictured left), CIRA co-founder, and Linda Niccolai (pictured right), Director of CIRA's Development Core, will collaborate on a new study, "Social Determinants of HIV: The Intersecting...
08/04/2016
Erin McBurney, MPH, Senior Administrative Assistant for CIRA, will be leaving the Center on August 19 to join the staff at the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (...
07/24/2016
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...
07/24/2016
CIRA and the Providence/Boston CFAR (formerly the Lifespan/Tufts/Brown CFAR) have developed some guidelines for publications and conference presentations about the New England HIV Implementation Science...
07/18/2016
Researcher Chinekwu Obidoa described the REIDS (Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars) program as "a gateway into a different world, a world of scientific research."She spoke Wednesday of the...
06/27/2016
On June 20, 2016, the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) program welcomed four new fellows to its 2016 Summer Institute, the fifth cohort of REIDS fellows since the program began in 2011...
06/15/2016
The New England HIV Implementation Science Network's third annual symposium had a clear message that was cited throughout the day: 90-90-90. Getting to zero.The numbers refer to the UNAIDS goals that 90...
06/05/2016
A team of experts from Yale's schools of public health and medicine are partnering with the state of Connecticut to address an opioid epidemic that claimed hundred of lives last year.The Yale scientists will...
05/16/2016
More than 130 volunteers from the Yale School of Public Health - faculty, students, alumni and staff - fanned out around New Haven and into nearby towns on Thursday, May 5, to give back to the community and to...
05/02/2016
Shawn Lang, a respected advocate on the issues of HIV and AIDS, remembers getting an email recently saying she had been nominated for White House recognition for the work she's done to address the heroin and...
05/02/2016
Many young gay and bisexual men leave their hometowns and move to cities in search of greater social and sexual freedom. But the change in address often comes with of host of health problems. John Pachankis,...
04/18/2016
CIRA hosted 27 visitors from the U.S. and Canada at the Center's third working meeting on the Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure held at Yale on April 7-8, 2016. Stephen Latham, Yale Interdisciplinary...
04/18/2016
CIRA Director, Paul Cleary, presented on CIRA's HIV Implementation Science Network at the 13th annual Global Health and Innovation Conference held in New Haven on Sunday, April 17. The Network is a unique...
04/18/2016
Dini Harsono, Assistant Director for the Clinical Health Services Research Core at CIRA, is marking her fifth year with the Center. Dini has made invaluable contributions to the CIRA mission over the...
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...