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!

Dr. Jeffrey Samet will deliver a plenary “Co-occurring substance use and infectious disease” at AHSR 2016

New Grant: Congratulations to Kaku So-Armah on receiving a K01 grant examining novel mechanisms that drive excess atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk within the context of HIV and the role of liver injury

Abstract accepted for poster presentation at HIV and Liver Disease 2016 Conference: Relationship of liver fibrosis score and LDL-cholesterol levels in HIV mono-infected and HIV/Hepatitis C co-infected patients (So-Armah et al.). Kaku So-Armah also received a travel award to present at the conference.

Job Postings: Boston ARCH is hiring a Project Manager and Research Assistants to join their team!

New Publication: Sexual violence from police and HIV risk behaviours among HIV-positive women who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia: a mixed methods study (Lunze)

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