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Using Social Network Testing (SNT) to Increase HIV Testing in Vulnerable Populations in Wisconsin

Project Overview

4th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2008
     Project End Date: 6/302011

Project Goal Statement: New approaches are needed to identify HIV-positive individuals who have not been previously tested. We propose to expand an existing Social Network Testing (SNT) pilot program to improve diagnosis of HIV in vulnerable populations.

Original Award Amount: $443,525
Adjusted Award Amount: $346,421*

Community Partner:
Primary Community Partner: AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: John Fangman, MD, Department of Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2008 - 4/30/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 5/1/2009 - 6/30/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2009 - 12/31/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2010 - 6/30/2010
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2010 - 12/31/2010
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
     AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
     None reported.

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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