Researchers from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have been awarded an initial two-year, $3,900,000 grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to study meth use and HIV risk in sexual minority men. Supported by NIAID’s […]

Over the past two decades, important progress has been made in implementing services to prevent mother-to-child (vertical) transmission of HIV and expanding  access to and uptake of HIV testing for infants and children in countries with a high HIV burden. During the period of upscaling, however, many children living with HIV did not receive HIV […]

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health Department) a five-year, $3.3 million grant to test a new strategy to help people living with HIV achieve viral suppression. The […]

March 3, 2020 ISPH Investigator and CUNY SPH Assistant Professor Hongbin Zhang was awarded an R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health to work with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) developing a change-point model on the timing of anti-retroviral treatment (ART) initiation after HIV diagnosis. The primary goal […]

December 2019 Newsletter

December 2019

Accessible Care study, New Metrics for Ending the HIV Epidemic, Policy Tracker on the Ending the Epidemic Dashboard, and more.

For immediate release A new study published as “Editor’s Choice” in The Journal of Infectious Diseases found that expansion of HIV treatment eligibility to include those under age 15 led to large and significant increases in initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) within 30 days of enrollment in care among 10- to 14-year-olds living with HIV. […]

Inter-CFAR Fellowship Program in Implementation Science for Early-Stage HIV Investigators Collaborating CFARs: Johns Hopkins University, University of North Carolina, University of California San Francisco/GIVI, Emory University, Third Coast CFAR – Northwestern, Harvard University, University of Washington, Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY, University of Washington/Fred Hutch We are pleased to announce a new training opportunity in implementation science (IS) for early stage investigators […]

Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been shown to be effective at preventing HIV among key populations like gay and bisexual men (GBM), but there remains a need to engage GBM in behavioral and clinical research to monitor factors such as adherence to PrEP and retention in PrEP-related quarterly medical appointments. In order to inform recruitment efforts […]