We implement evidence-based solutions to HIV and emerging health and social issues affecting diverse populations.

The Social Intervention Group is a global leader in intervention, prevention, behavioral, and implementation research on communicable and non-communicable diseases. 

Active Research Projects

Adolescent Responses to COVID-19 (ARC)

The Adolescent Responses to COVID-19 (ARC) study aims to examine adolescents' patterns of social connectedness during the COVID-19 pandemic and impacts on adolescent mental health through a mobile app and smartwatch.


Advancing Solutions in Policy, Implementation, Research, and Engagement for Refugees

ASPIRE is a multidisciplinary program of activities at Columbia University dedicated to innovative approaches and responses to the Syrian Refugee crisis.

Recent Publication

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Community-level determinants of stakeholder perceptions of community stigma toward people with opioid use disorders, harm reduction services and treatment in the HEALing Communities Study

Alissa Davis
Kristi Lynn Stringer
Mari-Lynn Drainoni
Carrie B. Oser
Hannah K. Knudsen
Alison Aldrich
Hilary L. Surratt
Daniel M. Walker
Louisa Gilbert
Dget L. Downey
Sam D. Gardner
Sylvia Tan
Lisa M. Lines
Nathan Vandergrift
Nicole Mack
JaNae Holloway
Karsten Lunze
Ann Scheck McAlearney
Timothy R. Huerta
Dawn A. Goddard-Eckrich
Nabila El-Bassel


November 14, 2023

Welcome to Our New Students!

Madison Xiaoyao Bogard and Jimin Sung are contributing their time and expertise to topics including substance use coercion of women and the impacts of racism and heterosexism in the LGBTQ+ community.

HEALing Communities Study team in Rochester, NY