A multi-site project to understand and reduce the extremely high rates of gonorrhea and other bacterial sexually transmitted infection in seven communities.
A project to help identify HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment needs of diverse populations in Long Beach and surrounding communities.
Project RESPECT was a multi-site trial comparing the effect of a theory-driven HIV counseling and testing intervention with the CDC standard intervention and a minimalist intervention. The Project RESPECT is now part of the CDC’s effective HIV prevention interventions.
RESPECT-2 compared a single HIV counseling session plus a rapid HIV test to the intervention found effective in Project RESPECT. The CDC now includes RESPECT-2 as part of its effective HIV prevention interventions.
Rompe el Silencio/Break the Silence was a culturally based intervention to increase HIV/AIDS communication among U.S. Latina families in order to reduce the risk of HIV/STI infection.
Evaluated the use of soap-opera style vignettes to promote healthy sexual behaviors. Safe in the city is now one of the CDC’s recommended effective HIV-risk reduction interventions.
Peer Promotion of Wellness, and Enhanced Linkage to Resources Project (PPOWER) to prevent and reduce substance use and provide community-level interventions, testing and linkage to care to prevent the transmission of HIV/HCV.
A study of the safety and efficacy of daily oral antiretroviral use for the prevention of HIV infection in heterosexually active young adults in Botswana.
A project to develop an intervention and to test social-networking-based message delivery to motivate HIV testing among young black men who have sex with men.