Public Health Relevance

Men who have sex with en re the most impacted risk group in the US HIV epidemic;among MSM, black MSM are disproportionately affected. The increased HIV prevalence and incidence among black MSM are not explained by individual-level risk behaviors. Sexual network characteristics have been demonstrated to be key drivers of heterosexual HIV epidemics in the US, and increased understanding of how black and white MSM sexual networks differ may lead to improved HIV prevention approaches for MSM.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Type
Research Project (R01)
Project #
5R01HD067111-03
Application #
8286275
Study Section
Behavioral and Social Science Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS Study Section (BSPH)
Program Officer
Newcomer, Susan
Project Start
2010-08-01
Project End
2014-05-31
Budget Start
2012-06-01
Budget End
2014-05-31
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$606,309
Indirect Cost
$190,669
Name
Emory University
Department
Public Health & Prev Medicine
Type
Schools of Public Health
DUNS #
066469933
City
Atlanta
State
GA
Country
United States
Zip Code
30322
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