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Zainab Nizam
Interviews

Queer Experiences With Sexual Violence: An Interview With Zainab Nizam, M.P.H.

Sexual violence against LGBTQ+ people is a problem that doesn't get enough attention—not only from the police, but from researchers as well.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Kevin Moseby, Ph.D., Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology, Drexel University.
Interviews

‘Invisible to the CDC’: Kevin Moseby, Ph.D., on the Whitewashed History of HIV/AIDS Research

During the first decade of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, epidemiological data collection centered overwhelmingly on cisgender white gay men.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
MichelleAmirKaty edit
Interviews

Sexual Health Literacy for Providers Is Crucial to Ending the HIV Epidemic

New York physicians, physician assistants, and nurses may soon be required to talk about sex, gender identity, STIs, and HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Sundararajan Team and TBA
Interviews

Traditional Healers Offer a Culturally Competent Approach to HIV Testing Gaps

In sub-Saharan Africa, herbalists and spiritual healers are working closely with researchers to help reduce HIV transmission in rural communities.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
clinical trial
Interviews

Clinical Trial Data Needs to Reflect the Demographics of HIV, Say Activists

A recent analysis conducted by the AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition revealed that, among HIV drug trial participants, data specific to race and sex were dramatically underreported.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Researchers on a Zoom meeting during a CROI 2021 press conference
Conference Coverage

CROI 2021 Data Bites: HIV Prevention and Epidemiology

From new forms of PrEP to new data on HIV in the U.S., CROI 2021 has plenty of developments to report when it comes to preventing HIV and better understanding the drivers of the modern epidemic.

By Myles Helfand and Larry Buhl
genetic analysis
News

The Future of HIV Treatment and Prevention Is Coming, and It’s Spelled bNAb

New findings from the Antibody-Mediated Prevention (AMP) studies indicate that broadly neutralizing antibodies can work, but several will need to be used in combination.

By Michael Broder
health care
Features

Mortality Is Way Down Among People With HIV in the U.S.

A new report from the CDC highlights encouraging trends in death rates among people with HIV in the U.S., and is explicit in associating them with strong and concerted public health interventions.

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.
smoking
Features

What Drives Lower Life Expectancy for People With HIV in the U.S.?

Given the decline in mortality among people living with HIV in the U.S., it’s no surprise that the difference in life expectancy between those with and without the virus is shrinking. But the disparities that remain are striking.

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.
pregnant woman
Features

Neighborhood Is a Factor in Women’s HIV Viral Load During Pregnancy

A reasonably understandable initial response to this important study could be “WTF”—but the forces that conspire to harm people of color and people living in poverty are persistent and intransigent.

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.