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Harnessing Technology for Social Good Lecture Series- Topic 7: Project nGage: The Feasibility and Efficacy of a Dyadic Social Support Intervention to Retain HIV Positive Youth Black Men in HIV Primary Care

Event Type
Lecture
Topics
behavior, health care, science and technology, social justice, social media, technology
Sponsor
School of Social Work
Location
School of Social Work 1010 W. Nevada Street, Urbana IL
Date
Apr 4, 2019   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Cost
Free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Judy Havlicek
E-Mail
jhavlice@illinois.edu
Originating Calendar
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Topic 7: Project nGage: The Feasibility and Efficacy of a Dyadic Social Support Intervention to Retain HIV Positive Youth Black Men in HIV Primary Care

Alida Bouris, Associate Professor, University of Chicago, School of Social Administration

April 4, 2019 (12-1 p.m.)
School of Social Work, Room 2015

Dr. Bouris focses on understanding the relationship between social context and adolescent health, with a particular emphasis on how parents and families can help prevent HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and unplanned pregnancies among marginalized youth aged 10-24 years old. Her goal is to develop effective interventions that capitalize on the strengths of families and other supportive persons in the lives of young people. She is Co-Director of the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) and of the Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Sciences Core of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research. 

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