NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
HISTP Scholar Dr. Terrinieka Powell Featured in the Fall 2016 Issue of Hopkins’ Public Health Magazine
2015 Spring Training Institute
The HIV Intervention Science Training Program (HISTP) is an NIMH-funded multidisciplinary training program that seeks to develop and facilitate the growth of scientists from underrepresented groups conducting HIV-related dissemination and implementation research.
Message from the director
The continuing spread of HIV among racial/ethnic minority (REM) communities has created a scientific, moral and ethical imperative for the development and testing of effective, culturally-congruent HIV intervention prevention models. In designing such models, there is a need to consider the target community’s unique ethno-cultural factors, as well as co-occurring social and mental health issues specific to the community. Read More
Dissemination and Implementation
There is an urgent need to increase dissemination and implementation (D&I) research to ensure that effective HIV prevention interventions are delivered to the communities that need them; a new generation of HIV researchers needs to be trained to conduct such research to make a major impact in reducing new HIV infections, particularly among communities of color.