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.


Check out the latest issue of the quarterly URBAN ARCH Newsletter!

URBAN ARCH Annual Meeting: March 27-28, 2018; Boston, MA.

Abstract accepted for a poster presentation at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 2018: Recent cannabis use and advanced liver fibrosis among HIV-infected heavy drinkers (Fuster et al.)

New Publication: Depression and smoking characteristics among HIV-positive smokers in Russia: A cross-sectional study (Lasser et al.)

New Publication: Isoniazid preventive therapy for people with HIV who are heavy alcohol drinkers in high TB-/HIV-burden countries: A risk–benefit analysis (Freiman et al.)

Roundtable accepted at Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) 2018: “Alcohol and Health: Essential Knowledge For Health Professions.” Margaret Murray is organizing the roundtable, and Jeffrey Samet will be a speaker.

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