Projects

Coalition for Applied Modeling for Prevention (CAMP)

The Coalition for Applied Modeling and Prevention (CAMP) is led by Dr. Eli Rosenberg, an associate professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the UAlbany School of Public Health. CAMP develops epidemic and economic models to predict the answers to important public health questions in the areas of HIV, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis and adolescent health.

 

UPSIDE

UPSIDE is part of New York State’s initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C (HCV), funded by the New York State Department of Health. Even though effective treatment is available, the spread of HCV continues to be a problem. Injection drug use is a common way this disease is transmitted. CCHRPP researchers are conducting this study so that they can better understand HCV and related issues among persons in Upstate New York. 

 

MAC/WIHS Combined Cohort Study: Brooklyn Clinical Research Site (Bklyn CRS)

The Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study/Women’s Interagency HIV Study: Brooklyn Clinical Research Site is led by Dr. Deborah Gustafson, Professor of Neurology, and Dr. Tracey Wilson, Distinguished Service Professor of Community Health Sciences, at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. The major aims of this study are to examine the clinical, behavioral, and epidemiological characteristics of HIV infection and associated comorbidities in women and men as they age.


Evaluation of Community-based Drug User Health Hubs to Reduce Opioid Overdoses in NY State

This evaluation study is led at the UAlbany School of Public Health by Tomoko Udo, an assistant professor of Health Policy, Management and Behavior. This project aims to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the impact of the Hub models in NYS on reducing opioid overdoses, improving other health and social outcomes, and costs to the Hubs and the healthcare system.

 

New York State International Training and Research Program

The New York State International Training and Research Program (NYS-ITRP) is led by Dr. Jack DeHovitz, Distinguished Service Professor at the Department of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. Its focus is on building HIV and infectious diseases research capacity in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

 

Implementation and Evaluation of Phase 3 Albany County Correctional Facility (ACCF) MAT Program

With a goal to reduce recevitism, this project aims to enhance collaborative effort between Albany County Correctional Facility (ACCF) and Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services to provide access to medication assisted treatment, harm reduction, and other related social and health services to all inmates during their time at ACCF and after re-entry into the community.  Dr. Udo serves as the lead evaluator. The project complements on-going effort by the AI, which funded the initial two phases of the project.