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11/10/2014
World AIDS Day is held on December 1 each year for people the world over to show solidarity in the fight against HIV/AIDS, demonstrate their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died...
09/29/2014
A pilot project entitled, "Project THANKS: Turning HIV/AIDS into New Knowledge for Sisters", developed by Dr. Ndidiamaka "Ndidi" Amutah, Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) Fellow 2013-15...
09/02/2014
Dr. Barbara Guthrie, former Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing at the Yale School of Nursing, has accepted a new position as Dean of the Graduate School of Nursing at the Northeastern...
08/19/2014
CIRA's Yale AIDS Colloquium Series (YACS) will kick off on Thursday, September 25 as we welcome Don Operario, Associate Professor of Public Health in the Department of Behavior and Social Sciences at...
08/15/2014
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...
08/04/2014
Dr. Donna Cole, a Fellow with the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS), will begin her appointment this fall as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Simmons...
07/21/2014
Members of the international HIV research community were in a state of shock after the death of world-renowned scientist Joep Lange and at least several other activists who perished when Malaysia Airlines...
07/21/2014
Dr. Ndidi Amutah, a Fellow with the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS), has been selected for the 2014 Ernest E. Just Prize sponsored by the Avery Research Center for African American...
07/07/2014
One of CIRA's three training program that prepares the next generation of scientists specializing in HIV prevention research will continue through its twentieth anniversary with a $2.5 million federal grant....
06/23/2014
Dr. Amy Justice, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. was recognized for her dedicated leadership of the Clinical and Health Services Research Core (CHSR) at a recent CIRA event. Dr. Justice is a founding member of the...
06/09/2014
Health professionals, advocates and HIV/AIDS scientists who gathered last week in Mystic, CT for the inaugural New England HIV Implementation Science Network all agreed on one thing: more needs to be done. The...
06/09/2014
Dr. Sarah Calabrese has been awarded a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health (K01-MH103080). Her grant, entitled "Intervention to Promote PrEP...
06/09/2014
Research being conducted by Drs. Kimberly Hieftje and Lynn Fiellin, both CIRA affiliates and Co-Principal Investigators on a Women's Health Research at Yale-supported project, was recently featured in the...
05/05/2014
On Monday, June 2, the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) program will welcome six new and four returning Fellows to its 2014 Summer Institute. This is the fourth cohort of REIDS...
05/05/2014
In more than 30 U.S. states, there are laws that impose criminal penalties on people living with HIV who potentially expose others to HIV. On May 1, Iowa became one of the first to revise its statutes since...
04/24/2014
A CIRA pilot study has found that despite efforts to eliminate it at the societal level, HIV stigma persists and continues to threaten the health of people living with HIV (PLWH). Ninety-three PLWH completed a...
04/07/2014
Prisoners with HIV fare well with treatment during incarceration, a Yale study has found. The authors write that, with the lack of accessible community resources, prison can be an "opportunity of last resort"...
03/24/2014
Join your colleagues this Thursday, March 27 at Noon as Dr. Philip Chan presents "Implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other HIV prevention initiatives in Rhode Island". All are welcome to...
03/17/2014
Drug overdoses are reportedly on the rise both locally and nationally. Leo Beletsky, a former CIRA postdoctoral fellow and currently an assistant professor with joint appointments in the School of Law and...
03/10/2014
CIRA offers a range of services aimed at assisting CIRA Affiliates in developing new research projects.Consultations with Core staff are available at all stages of the affiliation process. These consultations...
02/24/2014
Join your colleagues this Thursday, February 27 at Noon as Dr. Lauretta Grau presents "Findings from the SHERPA Project: A Study of Active IDUs Residing in the Suburban Towns of Southwestern Connecticut". All...
02/10/2014
A primary objective of CIRA is to train the next generation of HIV/AIDS scientists. The Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training Program was established in 1999 and provides a unique focus on professional...
01/27/2014
A Yale study led by Frederick Altice, M.D. (senior author) and Jaimie Meyer, M.D. (first author), both of Yale School of Medicine and CIRA affiliates, has uncovered significant gender differences in the...
01/27/2014
The Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies (FLAGS) committee has awarded CIRA Postdoctoral Fellow, Sarah Calabrese, $1,500 to support travel and dissemination of findings for her research proposal, entitled "...
12/09/2013
Dean Paul Cleary, the Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health and Professor of Sociology at the Yale School of Public Health as well as Director of CIRA, has been named a fellow of the American...