HIV/AIDS Prevention Research

HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention Among Urban, At-Risk African Americans

This publication is a part of The California Collaborations in HIV Prevention Research Dissemination Project. The modules in the Dissemination Project focus on prevention research projects that represent partnerships among funders, scientists, and front-line community service providers.

A university and community-based organization collaboration to build capacity to develop, implement, and evaluate an innovative HIV prevention intervention for an urban African American population

AIDS Education and Prevention, 17(4), 300-316, 2005
Through forming a collaborative relationship to develop, pilot and evaluate an innovative bio-psycho-behavioral (BPB) HIV prevention intervention, capacity was built in developing an effective intervention and conducting community based research at both the California Prostitutes Prevention and Education Project (CAL-PEP) and the University of California's Family Health Outcomes Project. The research objective was to investigate whether the BPB intervention that included sexually transmitted diseases (STD) testing and behavioral counseling, is superior to standard HIV counseling and testing.

Preventing AIDS: Community-Science Collaborations
Chapter 7: Critical Collaborations in Serving High-Risk Women: The PHREDA Project

New York, Haworth Press, Inc.: 133-162, 2004
This chapter of the book gives a brief background on PHREDA and describes the three phases of the project. The summary of the collaborative organization and highlights of our main research findings from each phase follow. We also explore how differences in the collaborative organization, decision-making and research protocols contributed to the project's successes and failures.

What high-risk women are telling us about access to primary and reproductive health care and HIV prevention services

AIDS Educ Prev. 1999 Dec;11(6):513-24
This article identifies barriers to care for women at high risk for HIV through analysis of both the qualitative data from the focus groups and the quantitative data from both the outreach and the clinic survey conducted in the US.