NoiseFilter Podcast

Working on the front lines of COVID-19, infectious diseases specialist and South Central AIDS Education and Training Center (SCAETC) Medical Director at Access Health Louisiana, Dr. MarkAlain Dery, observed that other healthcare professionals were getting lost in both the bulk and complexity of the...


Short Bites: Tongue and Mouth Issues in COVID-19 Patients

CHICAGO (Feb. 12, 2021) – The American Dental Association (ADA) has been tracking developments of tongue and mouth issues COVID-19 patients experience since early on in the pandemic. Oral health is an important and vital part of overall health, and the ADA is continuing to examine the connection bet...

Short Bites: HIV Oral Health and COVID-19

The relationship between oral health and overall health has been well established for many comorbidities including diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

We are still learning about COVID-19 and how it affects people living with HIV. Based on limited data, people with HIV who are on effective HIV treat...

Short Bites: Personal Protective Equipment Optimization

With the number of Coronavirus cases surpassing 7.3 million and 210,000 deaths in the United States, dental offices continue to be faced with shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). Surge capacity refers to the ability to manage a sudden increase in patient volume that would severely chall...

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...


Creative Responses to COVID-19

From our colleagues at TargetHIV, Creative Responses to COVID-19 highlights some of the approaches Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees are taking to respond to clinic changes and provider and patient needs during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. The blog post underlines three programmatic areas...

TargetHIV: Tools for HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program