UAB Center for AIDS Research Behavioral and Community Sciences Core

Research Administration Centers and Cores UAB Center for AIDS Research Behavioral and Community Sciences Core

UAB Center for AIDS Research Behavioral and Community Sciences Core

Directory Category: Core

The Behavioral and Community Sciences Core (BCSC, Core J) supports research on behavioral, environmental, economic, and social HIV risk and protective factors in the Deep South. The BCSC has 3 specific aims:

  • Bring methodological advances in behavioral and community science to bear on HIV research and interventions in Deep South communities disproportionately affected by the shifting epidemic.
  • Strengthen and sustain collaborations with key groups to achieve Aim 1, including but not limited to: CFAR Biostatistics and Analysis Core D and Clinical Core C; the UAB Center for the Study of Community Health; and community partners and stakeholders.
  • Inform BCSC initiatives by assessment of needs of UAB HIV researchers working on behavioral and community science projects.