HIV Case Management and Social Work

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This Week in HIV Research: A Bite of the Apple

June 20, 2019: Housing stability and HIV viremia; how the stigma of poverty affects viral load; the best time to employ syringe services; promise for the practice of index testing.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

Social Work and HIV: Exploring Grief in the Newly Diagnosed Client

What medical providers should know about the mental health of their patients.

By Nathaniel Currie, D.S.W., LCSW

Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

By Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D.

This Week in HIV Research: Better Serving the Underserved

May 9, 2019: HIV care retention and viral suppression among transgender women; heating opioid use equipment to curb HIV transmission; managing HIV outbreaks among people who are homeless; improving viral suppression among people who use substances.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

Results of CDC-Funded Local Projects for MSM and Transgender People Unveiled at Prevention Conference

Project PrIDE demonstration studies in New York and Houston show that properly funded and well-designed outreach programs can impact a city's ability to provide better HIV services for underserved populations.

By Sony Salzman

How to Support African LGBTQ Immigrants at Risk for HIV in the U.S.

As the Trump Administration makes it harder for immigrants to enter the U.S. and access services, understanding the challenges and needs of African LGBTQ iImmigrants is critical for providers.

By Sam Avrett

This Week in HIV Research: Damming the Cascade of Unmet Needs

Unmet subsistence needs and clinical outcomes; finding HIV treatment success alongside quality-of-life issues; the potential value of facility-level HIV care continuum data; stimulant use and viral suppression.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

Getting Clergy to Step Out on Faith With HIV Education and Mobilization

How much of a role do community faith-based public health programs play in reducing the disparity we see among African Americans contracting HIV?

By Jeanine Barone

How Does Trauma-Informed Care Improve Outcomes for Youth With HIV?

Kistin Nolan, M.P.H., and colleagues helped pilot a retention program designed to accommodate the emotional turmoil that makes it more difficult for young people with HIV to successfully navigate the health care system.

By Sony Salzman

Effects of Trauma on Reproductive Decisions by People Living With HIV

An interview with with Katherine Schafer, M.D., who focuses on improving patient care and outcomes for rural people living with HIV, and her mentee, Doris German, a third-year medical student.

By Jeanine Barone