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
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.
As a new presidential administration commences, researchers at the University at Albany are analyzing the potential impact on health data policy and opportunities for improved access. Writing in JAMA Health Forum, authors Erika Martin and Mila Gascó-Hernandez see renewed opportunities for growth and success if the Biden-Harris Administration follows the lead of past practices inaugurated under President Barack Obama.
Guthrie (Gus) Birkhead, MD, MPH is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Until 2015, Dr. Birkhead worked at the New York State Department of Health for 27 years. Throughout his career, Dr. Birkhead worked in the Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, was the director of the NYSDOH AIDS Institute and director of the NYSDOH Center for Community Health (CCH), which included the state’s communicable disease, chronic disease, maternal and child health, nutrition and local public health services programs. Dr. Birkhead was also Deputy Commissioner and Director of the Office of Public Health, which included responsibility for the AIDS Institute, the CCH, the Center for Environmental Health and the Wadsworth Center Public Health Laboratory.
Please join us on Thursday, February 18th from 12-1pm for the February CCHRPP Zoom seminar, featuring Darrell P. Wheeler, PhD, MPH:
Ending the Epidemic Post 2020 Election Cycle: Advancing an Equitable and Diverse HIV Agenda in a Divided and Hostile Political Landscape.