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Current HIV Studies

Here’s a list of the current research studies with the HIV Clinical Cohort:

The Role of Resilience in Addressing Racial Disparities in Adverse HIV-Related Outcomes
The purpose of this research study is to learn more about how resilience helps people, specifically African Americans, living with HIV have better health outcomes.  Resilience is the ability to recover from difficulties and about having a positive outlook despite hardships.
Who’s eligible to participate: 18 years or older, African American, and enrolled in the UNC CFAR HIV Clinical Cohort for at least 1 year.
Please contact Deana Agil at deana_agil@med.unc.edu if you are interested in learning more about this study.

Evaluation of the efficacy and mechanisms of a novel intervention for chronic pain tailored to people living with HIV 
The purpose of this research study is to find better ways of helping people living with HIV who have chronic pain.
Half of the study participants will be randomly assigned to receive group and individual therapy sessions in addition to their routine care. The study also involves online surveys at study visits and the collection of some medical record information.
Who’s eligible to participate: 18 years or older, living with HIV and chronic pain, and also receiving care at UNC ID Clinic.
Please contact LaToya Mullen at latoya_mullen@med.unc.edu if you are interested in learning more about this study.

UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), Clinical, Socio-Demographic and Behavioral Survey (CSDBS)
The purpose of this research study is to document and investigate the behavioral and lifestyle characteristics of HIV-infected persons seeking medical care at HIV Clinics.
Who’s eligible to participate: 18 years or older and HIV positive
Please contact Lindsay Browne at lindsay_browne@med.unc.edu if you are interested in learning more about this study.

 

Additional studies can be found here.