ICR researchers and collaborators have a new publication in the online journal PLOS ONE describing an innovative “system dynamics” model of the HIV Care Continuum. The model can be used to examine and simulate interactive relationships among factors that affect health outcomes resulting from the structure and dynamics of the HIV care […]
As a part of the sustainability plan for ICR, the Executive Director is beginning the search process for her eventual replacement. Interested parties and networks can review the posting here.
A Community-Based Evaluation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for the Black Community
Limited research evaluates substance use prevention and intervention strategies for cultural sensitivity, appropriateness of content, patient/provider interactions, and implementation for racial and ethnic minority populations. This study uses the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) to examine a community-based evaluation […]
The ICR research team, with partners at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, and AIDS Connecticut published new findings from two studies of system dynamics affecting HIV and healthcare services in Greater Hartford. Learn more about the studies and the full community partnership by clicking here and here.
ICR researchers recently published two articles about methodology issues related to Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS), a popular sampling method for hidden population such as people who inject drugs. The two articles were both released online this month, prior to print in AIDS and Behavior and American Journal of Epidemiology. Findings have important implications to future […]
A new publication by ICR and Chinese researchers was just released online prior to print in Qualitative Health Research. The article presents ethnographic data detailing HIV prevention practices among Chinese sex workers. Findings have important implications for introducing new prevention options like female condoms and other innovations now becoming available. Learn more about the project […]