ICR’s work includes research and programming on a wide range of topics related to social justice, disparities, cultural representation, and community partnerships. Our research addresses health and wellbeing across the age spectrum and uses cutting edge social science and participatory research methodologies. Click on the links below for more information and examples of research and programming in each area of ICR’s work:

 

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China/U.S. Women’s Health Project

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This was a 5-year study of HIV risk and social dynamics in sex-work establishments conducted in two rural and two mid-sized urban towns in Hainan and Guanxi Provinces, China.

SWEET Inner Power: The Community Action and Advocacy Board for Female Condom Promotion

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This 4-year study sought to enhance HIV prevention by increasing community-wide availability, accessibility, and support for use of the female condom to reduce transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections as well as pregnancy.

Translation of the Risk Avoidance Partnership (RAP) for Drug Treatment Clinic Implementation

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The goal of this 3-year study was to translate the Risk Avoidance Partnership (RAP) project for implementation in outpatient drug treatment clinics and to pilot test the modified intervention in two methadone clinics.

MDMA Project

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The purpose of this study was to discover whether and in what ways MDMA contributes to sexual behavior and decision making, and when its use is associated with lack of protection.

Provider Supplement to the Female Condom project: Engaging Clinical Health Care Providers (CHCP) in Female Condom Promotion

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This 1-year study targeted Clinical Health Care Providers practicing in community and hospital-based outpatient primary care health centers and clinics in Hartford to examine factors affecting their willingness to promote the female condom for women’s HIV prevention.

High Risk Sites

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This study identified and explored characteristics of "high-risk sites" where people gather to use drugs, drug-user social networks, and other context factors that contribute to HIV and other health risks in those settings.

Provider Supplement to the Female Condom Project

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This 1-year supplement to “Sustained Safer Behaviors in High-Risk Women to Prevent HIV” targeted Clinical Health Care Providers (CHCP) practicing in community and hospital-based outpatient primary care health centers and clinics in Hartford.

RISHTA: Reducing Alcohol consumption to improve ART adherence in PLWA in India

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The number of people living with HIV in India exceeds 2 million. India faces a major challenge in providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) services in the next decades to several million people who live with or will acquire HIV/AIDS.