ACRIA's leading role in researching the needs and circumstances of the older HIV-positive population is an ongoing endeavor. We are currently recruiting for a major follow-up study that seeks to enroll 1,000 New York City participants. This new research will include the largest sampling of an older HIV-infected population so far accomplished. We expect its findings to substantially advance understanding of how the United States HIV population will age in the coming decade, and may significantly impact HIV/AIDS health policy.
TrialSearch@acria.org achieved a milestone for this national online database of HIV/AIDS clinical trials. Information about HIV-related clinical trials in all 50 states and Puerto Rico is now available through this interactive database. This could not have been achieved without the help and dedication of a number of interns who worked with ACRIA over the summer. We continue to update the trial information on a state-by-state basis, and recruitment of volunteers is ongoing.
Community Advisory Board members meet every other month, review program materials, and help us identify education needs.
For more information about the CAB or if you are interested in volunteering at ACRIA, please call Mark Milano at (212) 924-3934, ext. 123.
This article was provided by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America. It is a part of the publication ACRIA Update. Visit ACRIA's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.