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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The HIV epidemic in the United States disproportionately affects younger gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBM). Though Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective at reducing new HIV infections, fewer than ten percent of people eligible for PrEP are estimated to be using it.1 In order to better understand how to design […]

The CHASING COVID Cohort study began enrolling participants on March 28th and ended baseline enrollment on April 20th, with >7,000 participants from across the United States, including Puerto Rico and Guam. The cohort represents a geographically and socio-demographically diverse sample of the adult US population: 23% of participants were 60 years or older at enrollment, […]