Mike Mugavero, MD, MHSc

IS Hub Co-Director

Professor, UAB Heersink School of Medicine
UAB CFAR Co-Director
COERE Center Director
Co-Director, Center for Clinical & Translational Sciences
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Robin Lanzi, PhD, MPH

IS Hub Co-Director

Professor, Health Behavior
National Director of Community Engagement & Translational Sciences
National Center on Health, Education, & Physical Activity

Larry Hearld, PhD

 Associate Professor, Health Services, SHP
Associate Director, Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education
Aadia Rana

Aadia Rana, MD

Associate Professor, UAB Heersink School of Medicine
UAB CFAR Ending HIV in Alabama SWG Co-Director

Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH

Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion
Medical Education Associate Professor, UAB Infectious Diseases and UAB Heersink School of Medicine
UAB CFAR Clinical Core Director
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Bertha Hidalgo, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Epidemiology, UAB School of Public Health
Director, Clinical and Translational Science Training Program
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Samantha Hill, MD, MPH

Assitant Professor, UAB Heersink School of Medicine
Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Graduate Medical Education
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Allyson Varley, PhD, MPH

Birmingham VA Medical Center
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Dustin Long, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics, UAB School of Public Health
UAB CFAR Clinical Core Co-Director: BIostatistics

Kaylee Burgan, MA

Program Evaluation

2021 Projects

Project Name
Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY CFAR   Testing Two Service Models of PrEP Delivery in OBGYN Clinics
Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY CFAR Directly-observed-therapy Enhanced Peer-support to Promote Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among Criminal Justice-Involved Individuals: The DEPART-CJI study
Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY CFAR Low-threshold, Community-based Strategies to Scale-up PrEP for Latino MSM
UCSF-Gladstone CFAR  Developing a Status Neutral, Mobile Health Clinic Model in Alameda County
UPenn CFAR   Team Implementation Research: Evaluation and Optimization of the Philadelphia MCM Model
U of Miami DARC/CHARM   Tools to Visualize and Summarize HIV Resources, Disease Burden and EHE Interventions in Miami-Dade County
U of Miami DARC/CHARM   The Juntos Referral Network: Planning an Implementation Strategy to Enhance the Reach of HIV Prevention and Treatment Services to Latino MSM and Address Intersectional Insecurities
Miami CFAR PrEP-GAT: Development of a Social Network Intervention to Promote PrEP Bundled with Gender Affirming Therapy in Black and Latina Transgender Women in South Florida
Tennessee CFAR Multi-Method to Inform the Implementation of Trauma-Informed Care for Youth Living with HIV in Memphis, TN
Tennessee CFAR Barriers and Facilitators to HIV Testing and Prevention Services Among Black Young Adults Attending LeMoyne-Owen College - A Historically Black College in Memphis Tennessee
UCLA CHIPTS ARC Implementation of an Emergency Department HIV/SUD Screening and Treatment Referral mHealth Tool for Latino Patients
UCLA CHIPTS ARC Developing Implementation Strategies to Optimize PrEP Delivery to Immigrant Latino MSM in Los Angeles County
Harvard CFAR Improving Routine Opt-out HIV Screening in the Emergency Department in Miami, Florida
DC CFAR Implementing Brain Health Assessment into the HIV Care Continuum in Washington, DC
DC CFAR Addressing Intersectional and Social-Structural Barriers to Ending the HIV Epidemic in Black Sexual Minority Men and Black Heterosexual Women
DC CFAR An Intersectionality-based Policy Analysis of Social Determinants of HIV in Puerto Rico
SD CFAR Implementing Integrated Delivery of Injectable Antiretroviral Treatment and Injectable Medication-Assisted Treatment for People with HIV and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders (iART+iMAT)
SD CFAR Addressing Interrelated Substance Use and HIV Prevention Needs among Reservation-based American Indians using an Intersectionality Approach
SD CFAR LEAPS: Leveraging resources to EHE Among People of Color in San Diego
HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies (ARC) Designing Differentiated PrEP Service Delivery Models for Implementation in New York City Emergency Departments through a Community Collaborative
HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies (ARC) Ending the HIV Epidemic through stigma-reduction: Applying “Getting-To-Outcomes’ in a Ryan White Healthcare Site
UCSF CAPS ARC Improving HIV Prevention and Care for Transgender Latinas in Oakland, CA
UCSF CAPS ARC Addressing Facilitators and Barriers to PrEP Initiation among Heterosexual Black Women in the South
UNC CFAR Developing Strategies to Improve Engagement in HIV Services among People Who Use Drugs in the Charlotte Transitional Grant Area
UNC CFAR Enhancing Strategies to Engage Providers in Efforts to Eliminate HIV: Project EnSTEP
Duke CFAR Preparing for Implementation of Strategies to Promote Uptake of Long-Acting Injectable PrEP among Black Same Gender Loving Men at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
JHU CFAR Improving HIV Outcomes among People Experiencing Housing Instability and Other SDOH
JHU CFAR Trauma-Informed HIV Prevention for Black Women in Baltimore
Emory CFAR Bringing the Clinic to the Community: A Pilot Feasibility Study of Two Community-based HIV Care Models Designed to Engage and Retain Out-of-care People with HIV
UW-Fred Hutch CFAR Integrating Social and HIV Services to Enhance HIV Prevention
UAB CFAR Implementation of HIV Testing and Linkage to PrEP at an HBCU in Alabama
Third Coast CFAR Identifying Critical Components of Linkage and Retention Strategies for HIV Care
Third Coast CFAR FAHST-ITAP: Food and Housing Support to Improve HIV Treatment and Prevention
Third Coast CFAR A Pilot Intervention to Increase PrEP Awareness and Uptake among Latinx MSM and Transgender Women
Yale CIRA (ARC) St. Louis Enhancing Engagement and Retention in HIV/AIDS Care (STEER)
Texas D-CFAR Using Project ECHO for the Implementation of Rapid Antiretroviral Therapy Across Five Ryan White Part A Clinics in Houston/Harris County

2020 Projects

Project Name
UPenn CFAR System -level intervention to optimize HIV testing & PrEP delivery among young sexual and gender minorities in Philadelphia
U of Miami DARC/CHARM Five Point Initiative-Reaching Miami’s Black Communities to End the HIV Epidemic
Miami CFAR Adaptation of the Mobile PrEP Implementation Strategy for Equitable Scale-Out (AMP-IT-OUT)
UAB CFAR PrOTEC: PrEP Optimization through Enhanced Continuum Tracking
UAB CFAR Mobile testing to increase HIV-testing uptake in rural Alabama: a pilot implementation project (MOBILISE) 
UCSF CAPS Connecting Resources for Rural and Urban Sexual Health: CRRUSH-Sacramento
UCSF CAPS Texas PrEP Implementation Study (TPIS)
Havard CFAR Clinical Decision Support for PrEP 
PMHARC CFAR Adapting and expanding a high-impact social media-delivered sexual health promotion intervention (Project iMMPACS) to African American youth in Philadelphia County
Einstein CFAR Patient-Focused PrEP Management to Increase Coverage for Highest Priority Patients in Primary Care in a High Prevalence Jurisdiction
Prov/Boston CFAR Integrating Community Health Workers as part of the HIV Care team in rural and urban settings to improve viral suppression in Shelby County TN
HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies Evaluating Implementation Strategies of Behavioral Health Integration into HIV Prevention and Care including Telehealth

UAB IS HUB 2021 Seminar Series

Implementation Science Theories, Frameworks, and Models by Dr. Larry Hearld

Clinical Strategies and Considerations for Implementation Science by Dr. Samantha Hill

De-Implementation Science by Dr. Allyson Varley

Practical Application and Strengths of Mixed Methods Approaches, Designs, and Data Integration by Dr. Janet Turan

Implementation Science Outcomes Crosswalk by Drs. Robin Lanzi and Larry Hearld

IS Theories, Models, & Frameworks: A Primer by Dr. Larry Hearld

Recording coming soon

Kalani Upshaw, MPH