MEASURE Evaluation: Translating Data into Health Recommendations

By Kathy Doherty, Senior Research Writer MEASURE Evaluation Health data are essential to understanding what is working in a health system and what is not. Data alone, however, are just numbers, unless transformed into compelling information products that communicate and lead to action to improve health care. For the past year MEASURE Evaluation—a $180 million… Read More

Dr. Eron Receives Red Ribbon Award

Dr. Joseph Eron is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UNC and the Director of the UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Clinical Core. The North Carolina Community AIDS Fund bestowed its outstanding achievement award to him this spring in recognition of “outstanding individual effort and personal sacrifice” for serving “in a variety of roles… Read More

Healing with CAARE, Inc. Hosts Leadership Awards Gala

On Friday December 4, 2015, Healing with CAARE, Inc. hosted its inaugural Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Education and Wellness Center Leadership Awards Gala. The Gala was planned to celebrate CAARE’s 20th Year of Service in Healthcare Innovation for Durham, NC and surrounding, while recognizing and honoring outstanding community leaders and volunteers who have provided valuable services… Read More

CUREiculum Webinar Series: Stakeholder Engagement in Cure Research

The CUREiculum is a suite of tools that provides simple, accessible information on HIV cure research. As part of the effort to increase research literacy around cure, the CUREiculum team, a collaboration of community educators, researchers and advocacy organizations, will be presenting a webinar series that focus on issue-specific topics crucial to understanding the research landscape. Stakeholder… Read More

5th Annual International Conference on Stigma: “Lean on Me! Standing Together for Human Rights in Health”

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The 5th Annual International Conference on Stigma, “Lean on Me! Standing Together for Human Rights in Health”, will feature keynote speaker Douglas Brooks, MSW, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy at The White House. Plenary Sessions will include information on human rights, health, community programs, and interventions to address stigma. Friday, November 21,… Read More

New book: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement

UNC CFAR investigator Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH, from the Wake Forest School of Medicine has edited a new book: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement. Leaders in the field who are working at various points along the community-engagement continuum, with diverse populations, and different types of HIV prevention interventions (e.g., individual, community, and… Read More