Current Studies

A Multicomponent Intervention to Increase HIV Risk Perceptions and PrEP Initiation among Black Men Who Have Sex With Men. K01MH11894 - (07/2019-06/2023)

The goal of this study is to test the preliminary effectiveness of a peer change agent and mobile app on improved HIV risk perceptions and PrEP uptake among Black SMM from Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by NIH/NIMH.

Designing a shared-decision making tool to improve PrEP initiation among Black sexual minority men. DC CFAR - (01/01/2023-12/31/2023)

The goal of this study is to design a PrEP decision aid based upon conversation analysis of communication between a peer change agent and Black sexual minority men. Sponsored by the DC Center for AIDS Research.

Identifying socioecological profiles that impact changes in HIV care outcomes among Black SMM UG3MH133258 - (07/15/2023-05/30/2025)

The goal of this study is to validate commonly used scales and examine the feasibility of recruiting a large cohort of 1,000 Mid-Atlantic sexual minority men living with HIV. Sponsored by NIH/NIMH.