Welcome to the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Division

The mission of the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Division is to develop and evaluate interventions designed to reduce the spread of HIV and other blood-borne infections. The Division promotes the application of scientifically sound data in the development of public health policies designed to respond to the HIV epidemic.


In The News

Using Public Health Policy to Reduce the Morbidity, Mortality, and Incidence of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis


On Monday, Aug 17, 2020 ASPPH will present a webinar that features a special issue of Public Health Reports sponsored by CDC that promotes policy research, creation, and implementation as key to addressing HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis. Dr. Jared Stokes (Editorial Fellow, Public Health Reports) will host the webinar and Ms. Sara Zeigler (Associate Director for Policy at CDC's National Center…

Advancing the Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative with a $109 Million Investment in 57 Areas of the United States


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just awarded $109 million to 32 state and local health departments that represent the 57 jurisdictions across the United States prioritized in the federal initiative Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE).

HIV in the US by Region


This web page provides information and statistical data about the geographical distribution of HIV in the United States, including a fact sheet that visually displays this information.

HIV Testing Trends at Visits to Physician Offices, Community Health Centers, and Emergency Departments - United States, 2009-2017


CDC has recommended routine opt-out human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing since 2006, but the percentage of ambulatory care visits at which an HIV test is performed has remained low.

Dear Colleague: National HIV Testing Day


June 27, 2020 is National HIV Testing Day, which promotes the importance of HIV testing to increase the number of people who are aware of their HIV status. Learn more about the latest research and what CDC is doing to increase HIV testing.