Impact of Food Insecurity on HIV Prevention

LGBTQ+ individuals are disproportionately vulnerable to food insecurity, housing instability, and other unmet material needs; they are also among the most vulnerable for HIV — particularly young sexual minority men (SMM) and SMM of color. Current HIV prevention efforts are focused on increasing uptake of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), however experts suggest that disparities in uptake […]


Data-to-Suppression (D2S)

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program for low-income people with HIV (PWH) is a key resource for reducing HIV health disparities and scaling up evidence-based interventions. As RWHAP serves >50% of US PWH, RWHAP outcomes are vital to achieving “getting to zero”/ Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Plan targets.  We propose to implement and rigorously evaluate […]


CUNY ISPH – CityMD Research Collaboration

The novel coronavirus (aka SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19) pandemic initially hit hardest in New York City (NYC). Emergency rooms and urgent care providers were and continue to be the first point of contact for most suspected cases, and analysis of data from electronic medical records (EMRs) could help us understand and characterize the pandemic in the […]


Assessing Perceptions and Preferences around Long-acting Injectables (APPLI)

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is an essential platform for reducing health disparities among people with HIV (PWH) and scaling up evidence-based strategies to strengthen the HIV care continuum. Our implementation-science study based in New York Ryan White Part A (RWPA) programs will inform the delivery of long-acting injectable (LAI) antiretroviral therapy (ART) and related […]

Preliminary findings from CHASING COVID Cohort study on SARS-CoV-2 testing preferences

October 2020

As part of a routine follow-up survey in the CHASING COVID Cohort study, an additional section was included to learn more about SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) testing preferences. 4,793 participants responded between July 30 and September 8, 2020. This second survey section, which used a discrete choice experiment (DCE), asked participants to imagine that ‘…the number of […]


Neon Lights

A major goal in the fight against the HIV epidemic is increasing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence among gay and bisexual men (GBM), a population who makes up the majority of new HIV infections. When taken as recommended, PrEP is a highly effective once-daily pill that significantly reduces the chance of contracting HIV. GBM have a […]


The Educators of America COVID Cohort (TEACCH) Study

In March, 2020, the novel coronavirus (aka SARS/COV2 or COVID-19) pandemic dramatically transformed life for the entire United States in a matter of weeks and resulted in logistic, medical, and economic challenges for individuals, households, communities, and states. It also upended K-12 and post-secondary education, as classrooms went virtual in an attempt to slow the spread […]


CUNY ISPH landmark national cohort study awarded $3.4M NIH grant

July 2020

Study examines the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the US The Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has received $3.4 million in emergency funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of […]