Health Equity

Faculty in the Division along with their collaborators are engaged in research that aims to bolster the public health impact of novel interventions on variety of infectious diseases of global and local importance. Under the auspices of the Section on Health Equity in Dissemination and Implementation Sciences (HEDIS), the faculty seek to achieve this mission through dissemination and application of epidemiologic and policy research, and implementation science based on an equity framework. 

Examples of research projects include: 

  • ALAI UP: Accelerating implementation of multi-level-strategies to advance long-acting injectables for underserved populations
  • MOSAIC: Maximizing options to advance informed choice for HIV prevention
  • Estimating HIV incidence in an observations cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) in the United States
  • Empilisweni: Accelerating the integration and scale-up of evidence- based interventions for equitable cervical cancer elimination among women in South Africa.
  • COMMITS: Prevalence of long-term sequelae of COVID-19, and their association with biological phenotype and individual, household- level demographic, socioeconomic and behavioral factors in a cohort of predominantly Black and Latinx patients and their households
  • VAX-UP: Shared-decision making to support uptake of COVID-19 vaccine in underserved populations
  • ARMOR STUDY: COVID-19 Seroprevalence and Mental Health Burden Among Healthcare Workers and Community Member
  • COVID-19 Persistence: Understanding the SARS-CoV-2 Virus and Host Factors in People Who Are Recovering From Their Illness (C-PIC
  • CALM: Utilizing mindfulness Meditation to Improve Symptoms in Patients with Long COVID  

HEDIS Section Faculty