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Dr. Petroll Receives NIH Grant to Study Mortality Rates of Rural, HIV-Positive Adults

June 8 - Dr. Andrew Petroll (Medicine – Infectious Disease; Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine – Center for AIDS Intervention Research) received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging to determine the factors among older, rural HIV-positive adults that contribute to that group’s mortality rates. Windy City Times

Dr. Petroll Receives NIH Grant to Study Older, Rural HIV-Positive Adults

June 4 - Dr. Andrew Petroll (Medicine – Infectious Disease; Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine – Center for AIDS Intervention Research) received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging to determine the factors among older, rural HIV-positive adults that contribute to that group’s mortality rates. Waukesha Now

Care and quality of life for older, rural HIV-positive adults

May 20 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Center for AIDS Intervention and Research has received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging to determine the factors among older, rural HIV-positive adults that contribute to that group’s mortality rates.

Dr. Petroll Discusses Medication that Prevents HIV Infection

Mar. 4 - In an article in Wisconsin Gazette, Dr. Andrew Petroll (Medicine – Infectious Disease; Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine – Center for AIDS Intervention Research) discusses the need to create greater awareness among physicians about pre-exposure prophylaxis, an anti-retroviral medication that protects patients against acquiring HIV infection. Wisconsin Gazette

Dr. Kelly Receives $675,000 NIH Grant to Engage HIV+ Individuals through Social Networks

Feb. 3 - Jeffrey Kelly, PhD received a three-year, $675,000 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to explore the use of social networks to engage people living with HIV infection, but who have never sought treatment or have ceased seeking medical care. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Biblo Discusses How ARCW Serves as Safety Net for Disenfranchised Patients

Jan. 6 - In a Milwaukee Magazine article, Dr. Lee Biblo discusses how the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin serves as an effective safety net for a patient population that is poor and often stigmatized. Milwaukee Magazine

Wisconsin AIDS Organizations to Merge; MCW Staffs Milwaukee Clinic

Dec. 18 - The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW), based in Milwaukee, and the AIDS Network in Madison announced that they will merge, effective February 1, 2015. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wisconsin State Journal

Researcher to study the role of the church in HIV prevention

Nov. 4 - Katherine Quinn, MA, a PhD candidate in the public and community health program, has earned a grant to investigate the role of the church in HIV and AIDS prevention. Milwaukee Courier

The role of the church in HIV prevention

Oct. 29 - The National Institutes of Health funded a two-year project to explore the role of churches in HIV awareness and prevention. Katherine Quinn, MA, a PhD candidate in MCW’s Public and Community Health Program, is the primary investigator of the grant. Wauwatosa Now

The role of the church in HIV prevention

Oct. 20 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a two-year, $42,000 research fellowship grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the role of churches in HIV prevention for young black men.

Dr. Glasman Receives $658,000 NIH Grant to Promote HIV Testing Among Latino Men

Oct. 14 - Laura R. Glasman, PhD received a three-year, $658,000 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to design an intervention to promote regular HIV testing and safer behavior among networks of Latino men at risk for HIV. Wauwatosa Now

Center for AIDS Intervention Research Receives $8.7 Million Renewal Grant

Oct. 14 - MCW’s Center for AIDS Intervention Research, led by Jeffrey Kelly, PhD received a five-year, $8.7 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health, which will fund its programs through its 25th year of existence. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Biz Times, GM Today and WPR

Specialty Care Provided to Patients at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

Sept. 08 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel identifies efforts of Milwaukee-area health organizations to address gaps in the health care system. The article highlights the work of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to integrate medical care and social services. Patients at the clinic have access to specialty care provided by Froedtert & MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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