It is clear that the greatest impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is international, affecting above all middleand low-income countries in the developing world. And community-based research, regardless of its geography, has shown that effective collaboration among relevant stakeholders increases research relevance and efficacy and sustainability of interventions. Confronting AIDS with a community perspective and focus must thus be a key priority in any meaningful research response to the epidemic. The Global Community Core (GCC) will provide leadership and expertise to ensure that HIV Center research reflects actual """"""""needs on the ground"""""""" in terms of both the US and international epidemics. It will coordinate and serve as an ongoing resource for the development of community-relevant global research by identifying emerging issues of significance in international and collaborative research, and fostering and sustaining collaborative relationships with partners at multiple levels (e.g., community, institutional, governmental) in every location where the Center conducts research. The Core will build upon existing partnerships and promote new ones to facilitate rigorous collaborative HIV-behavioral research, with a special emphasis on the large new programs (and funding mechanisms) that are transforming the landscape of HIV treatment, care, and prevention in the developing world - many of which are active at our home institution of Columbia University and elsewhere in New York City. Since the formation and maintenance of successful partnerships requires a thorough understanding of the diverse interests of stakeholders and of local contexts, the GCC will assist HIV Center investigators to create and sustain community partnerships at the local, state, national, and international levels, drawing on the community-based participatory research model. In the context of widespread """"""""scale-up"""""""" of treatment with new opportunities for prevention, the GCC will also facilitate collaborations among scientists, policymakers, funders, health practitioners, community members, and other stakeholders in all settings, be they domestic or international. The Core will enhance the expertise of investigators as they move into new and more diverse settings, cross-nationally and cross-culturally. The GCC is committed to bringing tools, resources, expertise, and access to the global communities most affected by HIV/AIDS and to use treatment initiatives to enhance prevention opportunities at multiple levels of social organization, including the individual, family, community, health care institutions, community organizations, and government agencies

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
3P30MH043520-24S1
Application #
8550992
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMH1-ERB-D)
Project Start
1997-02-01
Project End
2013-01-31
Budget Start
2012-09-12
Budget End
2013-01-31
Support Year
24
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$26,626
Indirect Cost
$9,966
Name
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
167204994
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10032
Klitzman, Robert; Mellins, Claude A; Philbin, Morgan M et al. (2016) Ethical and Psychosocial Considerations in Informing HIV-Exposed Uninfected Children That They Were Exposed to HIV and Antiretroviral Medications In Utero. Am J Public Health 106:1390-6
Lee, Matthew; Sandfort, Theo; Collier, Kate et al. (2016) Breakage is the norm: use of condoms and lubrication in anal sex among Black South African men who have sex with men. Cult Health Sex :1-14
Tanner, Amanda E; Philbin, Morgan M; DuVal, Anna et al. (2016) Transitioning HIV-Positive Adolescents to Adult Care: Lessons Learned From Twelve Adolescent Medicine Clinics. J Pediatr Nurs 31:537-43
van den Boom, Wijnand; Davidovich, Udi; Heuker, José et al. (2016) Is Group Sex a Higher-Risk Setting for HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Compared With Dyadic Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men? Sex Transm Dis 43:99-104
Spadafino, Joseph T; Martinez, Omar; Levine, Ethan C et al. (2016) Correlates of HIV and STI testing among Latino men who have sex with men in New York City. AIDS Care 28:695-8
Rael, Christine Tagliaferri; Hampanda, Karen (2016) Understanding internalized HIV/AIDS-related stigmas in the Dominican Republic: a short report. AIDS Care 28:319-24
Harrison, Abigail; Hoffman, Susie; Mantell, Joanne E et al. (2016) Gender-Focused HIV and Pregnancy Prevention for School-Going Adolescents: The Mpondombili Pilot Intervention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. J HIV AIDS Soc Serv 15:29-47
Metsch, Lisa R; Feaster, Daniel J; Gooden, Lauren et al. (2016) Effect of Patient Navigation With or Without Financial Incentives on Viral Suppression Among Hospitalized Patients With HIV Infection and Substance Use: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 316:156-70
Bai, Dan; Leu, Cheng-Shiun; Mantell, Joanne E et al. (2016) An Approach to Developing a Prediction Model of Fertility Intent Among HIV-Positive Women and Men in Cape Town, South Africa: A Case Study. AIDS Behav :
Elkington, Katherine S; Cruz, Jennifer E; Warne, Patricia et al. (2016) Marijuana Use and Psychiatric Disorders in Perinatally HIV-Exposed Youth: Does HIV Matter? J Pediatr Psychol 41:277-86

Showing the most recent 10 out of 344 publications