Retire? No, Thanks! This Doc Instead Moved to West Virginia to Fight HIV, Hepatitis C, and the Opioid Crisis
In a poor and conservative state, Judith Feinberg, M.D., aims to expand harm reduction—and bring treatment to active drug users.
Feb. 27, 2020: U=U perception vs. reality; frequency of incorrect self-reported viral load levels; how HIV transmission cluster predicts care continuum gaps; integrase inhibitor uptake and discontinuation.
Feb. 6, 2020: HIV medication costs outpace inflation; HIV's role in attenuating childhood vaccinations; the challenges of researching effects of medications during pregnancy; the need for localized HIV interventions in the U.S.
Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.
Dec. 12, 2019: A lot of catchup to do before “Ending the HIV Epidemic”; the value of online HIV self-test distribution; viral suppression is about more than basic HIV treatment services; effect of hormone therapy on PrEP levels.
Though not as widely studied, there are many ways that men who belong to the gay family networks of the ballroom scene may be getting an HIV intervention.
Timothy Ray Brown, known as "the Berlin patient," has begun taking PrEP to make sure he doesn't have to deal with an HIV diagnosis -- again.
Oct. 24, 2019: A computerized antiretroviral recommendation tool; higher Fiebig stage equals more frequent viral load blips; low prescription refill rates among Americans starting treatment; internalized stigma and HIV outcomes.
Best Practices for Most Vulnerable Populations: Transgender People, Adolescents, and the Recently Incarcerated
"As we think about the care cascade, we can't even test people [for HIV] to diagnose them if we can't get them in the door to a health care setting," one clinician said.
Young people in the nation's capital are living in the middle of some of the worst structural and systemic inequalities in America. We should be helping them out.