Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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

Fact Sheet: HIV and American Indians and Alaska Natives


This web page and fact sheet provide statistical data about HIV among American Indians and Alaska Natives, discuss prevention challenges, and summarize key CDC HIV prevention activities.

Dear Colleague: Ending the HIV Epidemic--HIV Treatment Is Prevention (Vital Signs)


CDC's latest Vital Signs, "Ending the HIV Epidemic: HIV Treatment Is Prevention," was released on March 18.

HIV and Youth Infographics


These infographics provide updated continuum of care data for HIV among youth.

Report: HIV Prevention Progress Report


The CDC HIV Prevention Progress Report reports on 21 key HIV prevention and care indicators and provides an objective way to assess progress on key indicators of the DHAP Strategic Plan 2017-2020 and other federal reporting activities. For the first time, this report combines national and state level indicator data (where available) for the 50 states and the District of Columbia to provide a complete…

Dear Colleague: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day


March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), a time when organizations and communities across the United States come together to offer support, encourage discussion, and teach women and girls about the prevention of HIV, the importance of getting tested, and how to live with and manage HIV infection.