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Element 2 is an intervention study with the overarching goal of preventing new HIV infections among young, black men who have sex with men (MSM) in Atlanta, GA by increasing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use, decreasing PrEP discontinuation, and preventing sexually transmitted infections (STI) through the use of STI post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Participants are enrolled in the study for 2 years with frequent follow-up time points to assess PrEP and STI PEP usage and detect warning signs for PrEP discontinuation so that peer navigators and clinicians can intervene to prevent it.
This job is part of the Programs, Research & Innovation in Sexual Minority Health (PRISM Health) team in the Epidemiology Department at the Rollins School of Public Health. Through the confluence of behavioral, social science, epidemiology and biomedical research, PRISM Health undertakes quality science, innovative research, and evidence-based programming to better understand and improve the sexual health of sexual minority populations, with a focus on HIV.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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