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URBAN ARCH, a member of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) CHAART (Consortiums for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol Research Translation) initiative, conducts and disseminates interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how alcohol use impacts people affected by HIV and develops interventions to reduce alcohol use and alcohol and HIV-related consequences in this population. NEWS

New Publication: HERMITAGE-a randomized controlled trial to reduce sexually transmitted infections and HIV risk behaviors among HIV-infected Russian drinkers

In the News: Occasional heroin use may worsen HIV infection (Edelman et al.)

In the News: Calling it straight on alcohol (Rich Saitz & Jeffrey Samet)

SAVE THE DATE – URBAN ARCH ANNUAL MEETING: April 28-29, 2015; BU Medical Campus

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Abstract accepted for poster presentation at Einstein-Montefiore CFAR HIV symposium 2014: Prevalence and factors associated with depressive symptoms amongst HIV+ pre-ART patients in Mbarara (Adong et al.)