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.


Peer-based HIV Self-testing among Women Who Inject or Use Drugs in Kazakhstan, Central Asia

The aim of this study is to assess acceptability, feasibility, preliminary efficacy and cost of a peer-based HIV self-testing intervention to increase consistent HIV testing among women who exchange sex and inject drugs in Kazakhstan.

Recent Publication

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Effects of the Communities that Heal (CTH) intervention on perceived opioid-related community stigma in the HEALing Communities Study: results of a multi-site, community-level, cluster-randomized trial

Alissa Davis
Hannah K. Knudsen
Daniel M. Walker
Deborah Chassler
Karsten Lunze
Philip M. Westgate
Emmanuel Oga
Sandra Rodriguez
Sylvia Tan
JaNae Holloway
Sharon L. Walsh
Carrie B. Oser
R. Craig Lefebvre
Laura C. Fanucchi
LaShawn Glasgow
Ann Scheck McAlearney
Hilary L. Surratt
Michael W. Konstan
Terry T.-K. Huang
Patricia LeBaron
Julie Nakayima
Michael D. Stein
Maria Rudorf
Monica Nouvong
Elizabeth N. Kinnard
Nabila El-Bassel
Jess Tilley
Aaron Macoubray
Caroline Savitzky
Amy Farmer
Donna Beers
Pamela Salsberry
Timothy R. Huerta


HEALing Communities Study team in Rochester, NY