PrEP-ED: PrEP Services in the Emergency Department for Hard-to-Reach Populations
Funded by: National Institute of Mental Health
Project dates: September 2022 - July 2025
Principal Investigator: Cowan, Ethan
Principal Investigator: Hoffman S (Contact PI)

The study focuses on people with intersecting vulnerabilities whose HIV risk is disproportionately high and for whom the emergency department may be the only source of care.

The study will:

  • Identify patient preferences for receiving PrEP services
  • Revise and develop strategies for screening, education, acceptance and linkage to care
  • Implementing the strategy in an emergency department setting and optimize each component
  • Assess the effective of the intervention to referral to PrEP service only.
Abstract on NIH RePORTER