Using Social Networks to Increase HIV Testing in Vulnerable Populations

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008
     Award Amount:        $44,536

Project Goal Statement: Delay in diagnosing HIV infection leads to increased morbidity and mortality. Universal screening will improve outcomes but those at highest risk are still less likely to be tested. Social networks testing can improve identification of HIV positive patients and deserves further study.

 Community Partner:

Primary Community Partner: AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

 Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: John Fangman, MD, Department of Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: David Seal, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
Project Final Report Summary

 Affiliated Web Pages:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

None reported

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