URBAN ARCH, a member of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) CHAART (Consortiums for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol Research Translation) initiative, conducts and disseminates interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how alcohol use impacts people affected by HIV and develops interventions to reduce alcohol use and alcohol and HIV-related consequences in this population.
The URBAN ARCH Annual Meeting will take place April 9-10, 2019, at the Boston University Medical Campus. More information on the meeting can be found here.
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Congratulations to Karen Jacobson for receiving a BU CTSI Pilot Award for the project: “A Mixed Methods Study Comparing Longitudinal, Repeated Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) to Self-reported Alcohol Consumption to Assess Changes in Alcohol Use and Readiness for Intervention during Tuberculosis Treatment”
Abstract accepted for a poster and oral presentation at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 2019: Polysubstance use patterns and HIV disease severity among those with substance use disorder: Latent class analysis (Bertholet et al.)
Abstract accepted for a poster and oral presentation at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 2019: Substance use and quality of life in an urban cohort of people living with HIV and substance dependence (Rawlins-Pilgrim et al.)
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