The NIH has selected four new projects for FY22 supplements to the Third Coast CFAR. These high-impact projects address Office of AIDS Research Priorities for HIV Research and the goals of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative.

NIH CFAR Supplement Projects

Partnering and Programming for a BIPOC SGM Runway to HIV Research
Jagadīśa-devaśrī Dācus, PhD, Northwestern University
Christine Wood, PhD, Northwestern University
Dafina Ward, JD, Southern AIDS Coalition

Ending the HIV Epidemic Supplement Projects

Increasing PrEP Awareness and Demand Among Black Cisgender Women
Maria Pyra, PhD, Northwestern University and Howard Brown Health
Zyra Gordon-Smith, DNP, Howard Brown Health

Identifying barriers and facilitators to a status neutral implementation strategy for rapid-start antiretroviral treatment for HIV prevention and care in diverse community-based care settings
Moira McNulty, MD, the University of Chicago
Hale Thompson, PhD, Howard Brown Health 
Brandon Hill, PhD, Vivent Health

Project RISE: Relevant Implementation Strategies to Enhance (RISE) a Status Neutral Approach to HIV Prevention and Treatment
Russell Brewer, DrPH, the University of Chicago
Sarah Chrestman, MPH, Louisiana Public Health Institute
Laramie Smith, PhD, University of California San Diego