Providing Innovative Interventions to Support Linkage, Re-engagement, and Retention in Care to Help End the HIV Epidemic

National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors' (NASTAD) Center for Innovation and Engagement (CIE)

As public health professionals, educators, and HIV care providers, it is imperative that we develop truly innovative approaches to address the health and social needs of communities and a...

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

Addressing the HIV Outbreak among People with HIV and the American Indian Community: MATEC Minnesota's HIV Practice Transformation Project Successes

The Native American Community Clinic (NACC) in Minneapolis has been highly successful in integrating HIV care into their Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Minnesota has eleven sovereign American Indian (AI) nations1, and the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis (where NACC is located) has th...

Integrating Behavioral Health and Clinical Care to End the HIV Epidemic among Black Men who have Sex with Men

Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) are more affected by HIV than any other group in the United States. In spite of recent incremental progress to reduce the rate of increase in new HIV infections, Black men continue to account for the largest proportion of new HIV diagnoses among MSM. Not only a...

St. Clair Flemming

We Can’t Get to Zero if Science Isn’t the Hero

I never thought my experience as a Black woman, nor my experience as a woman who enjoys sex, would combine in a way that could put me in jail. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 2003, I had a very limited understanding of what that meant with respect to accessing treatment, being virally suppressed, d...


The Intersection of HIV and SUD: An Innovative Partnership to Educate and Support Two Critically Important Workforces

A network of federally funded training centers has existed since the early 1990’s to educate and build the capacity of clinicians and healthcare professionals to diagnose, treat and manage HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), substance use disorders (SUDs), mental health disorders and...

Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center