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Duncan, D. T., et al. (2014). Examination of spatial polygamy among young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in New York City: The P18 cohort study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Edlin, B. R., & Winkelstein, E. R. (2014). Can hepatitis C be eradicated in the United States? . Antiviral Research
Perlman, D. C., et al. (2014). Perceptions of genetic testing and genomic medicine among drug users. International Journal of Drug Policy
 



Read the press release for a new article by Dr. Sherry Deren, director of CDUHR, "Addressing the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Among Puerto Rican People Who Inject Drug: The Need for a Multiregion Approach", which was published in the American Journal of Public Health. The abstract for the article is available on the AJPH site.

 

 

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NIDA featured Dr. Ian Aronson's article in their news section: Short Video Increases HIV Testing in Emergency Department Patients Who Initially Declined.  Read the abstract for the article, which was published in AIDS and Behavior.

 

 

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Findings from Dr. Joseph Palamar's study were featured in the current issue of Newsweek: Is Teen Drinking Worse Than Teen Marijuana Use? See the abstract for the article, which was published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. The study was also covered by CBS News in Alcohol, Marijuana Bad for Teens in Different Ways, the Washington Post Teens Who Smoke Weed Daily are 60% Less Likely to Complete High School Than Those Who Never Use and Reuters Teens See Different Consequences from Alcohol and Pot.

 

 

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Download the newest issue of the CDUHR Quarterly Newsletter highlighting the results for our recent dissemination efforts.

 

 

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Dr. Holly Hagan, director of the Transdisciplinary Research Methods Core, was one of 12 domestic and global leaders honored for their work on hepatitis at the White House, which commemorated World Hepatitis Day. Read about the event and see a full list of all the honorees.

 
Fact Sheets

Computer Simulation Modeling to Assess HIV Prevention Program in NYC

Computer-based mathematical modeling can provide a clearer picture on how to select strategies to prevent the greatest number of HIV cases in the most economical way. Different interventions, targeting particular groups, produce widely varying numbers of new infections averted in New York City over the next 20 years. Details of the these findings can be found in our latest fact sheet.

Staying Safe: Training People Who Inject Drug to Avoid HCV and HIV Infection

The Staying Safe intervention trained PWID on planning skills to avoid injection-related risks and motivation to avoid sharing injection paraphernalia. With new skills and awareness of safer injection practices, individuals may be effective transmitters of harm reduction activities and strategies in their injection networks. Download the fact sheet here.

A complete list of all CDUHR factsheets are available here.