Center for Collaborative HIV Research in Practice and Policy (CCHRPP)
Together creating better evidence to lower burden and disparities in HIV and related conditions
The Center for Collaborative HIV Research in Practice and Policy (CCHRPP) leverages unique partnerships to expand collaborations to address social justice and public health challenges of persons at risk for or living with HIV and related diseases.
Research that translates into policies, programs, and practices
Formal academic programs and internships that prepare students for careers in public health including full and part-time internships, field placements, and practicums
Continuing education for professionals
Host seminars and partner with collaborating institutions to share research and news that address social justice and public health challenges of persons at risk for or living with HIV and related diseases. To view our seminar archive, click HERE.
Establish thought leadership to see to completion the aggressive “End the Epidemic” initiatives for HIV and hepatitis C currently underway in New York
The Center’s approach includes special foci on reducing health disparities and achieving health equity.
NYSDOH AIDS Institute: committed to eliminating new infections, improving the health and well-being of persons living with HIV, AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and viral hepatitis, and improving LGBT and drug user health.
While HIV infection rates are declining, a recent study done in partnership with the University shows that racial and ethnic disparities remain in HIV diagnoses among heterosexually active adults in the United States.
The Center has updated it's action plan with ongoing tasks and strategies. Despite developing the center during a pandemic, CCHRPP is proud to announce that many tasks have been completed or are now considered ongoing work within the center. Inside the article, anyone can view the details of CCHRPP tasks.
A new study with CCHRPP investigators calls for focused efforts to lessen persistent racial and ethnic disparities in HIV prevention and treatment in order to achieve the end of the HIV epidemic in the United States. Our study showed that compared to White non-Hispanic heterosexual active adults (HAAs), Black HAAs have a 20-fold higher HIV diagnosis rate and Hispanic HAAs have a 4-fold higher HIV diagnosis rate. Read more at CAMPmodeling.org
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 6, 2021) - The New York State International Training and Research Program (NYS-ITRP), cooperatively administered by SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, the UAlbany School of Public Health and the New York State Department of Health, recently received a five-year $1.5 million renewal award from the National Institutes of Health that will allow it to expand research partnerships and training opportunities in Kazakhstan, where HIV infection remains a significant threat to public health.
On September 10, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET (noon), please join us via Zoom to learn more about the New York State Public Health Corps (NYSPHC) Fellowship Program from Loretta Santilli (Director of the Office of Public Health Practice, New York State Department of Health) and Laura Trolio (Director of the NYSPHC Fellowship Program).