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Maryland’s HIV/AIDS Research and Initiatives

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health are involved in a number of innovative research projects and initiatives focused on reducing the incidence of new HIV infections worldwide.

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HIV/AIDS Research from the University of Maryland Prevention Research Center

The University of Maryland Prevention Research Center (UMD-PRC), under the direction of Professor Bradley Boekeloo, is involved in multiple HIV/AIDS prevention research projects including:

Created in partnership with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), this project seeks to understand and reduce alcohol and substance use problems, sexually transmitted infections including HIV and Hepatitis C Virus (STI/HIV/HCV) among UMES students. This study is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The aim of this project is to conduct a needs assessment and gain a better understanding of healthcare for sexual and gender minorities in Pakistan. The major goal of this project is to identify barrier, gaps and opportunities from key stakeholders to improve the healthcare services for transgender and MSM (men who have sex with men) populations in Pakistan.

 

Read more on the University of Maryland School of Public Health website.