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CAIR researcher receives NIH grant to study HIV vulnerability of young African American men

Aug. 9 - Katherine G. Quinn, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine in the Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), has received a four-year, $527,000 K01 Career Development Research Award from the National Institute of Mental Health for her project, “The Effects of Intersecting Stigmas on PrEP Outcomes for Young Black MSM.”

CAIR, Russian researchers awarded grants from respective countries to collaborate on HIV efforts

July 12 - Yuri A. Amirkhanian, PhD, and Jeffrey A. Kelly, PhD, both professors of psychiatry and behavioral medicine in the MCW Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), were awarded a three-year grant under the US/Russia Bilateral Research Partnership on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of AIDS Research. The project is entitled, Social Network Intervention to Engage Community PLH to Enter HIV Medical Care.

Community welcome receptions for inaugural psychiatry residents in central and northeast Wisconsin

July 3 - MCW kicked off the inaugural psychiatry residency programs with welcome events for the first classes of incoming residents in the central and northeastern Wisconsin residency programs.

Dr. Carlyle Chan elected member of National Board of Medical Examiners

April 4 - Carlyle H. Chan, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine, was elected a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners. Nominated by the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, he began a four-year term at the board’s recent annual meeting in Philadelphia.

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