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URBAN ARCH, a member of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) CHAART (Consortiums for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol Research Translation) initiative, conducts and disseminates interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how alcohol use impacts people affected by HIV and develops interventions to reduce alcohol use and alcohol and HIV-related consequences in this population. NEWS

In the News: Intervention may not reduce risky behaviors among those with HIV (Jeffrey Samet)

In the News: Why Are HIV Rates So High in Russia? (Jeffrey Samet)

New Grant: Congratulations to Dr. Kaku So-Armah on receiving an NIAAA Diversity Supplement to examine the role of liver disease, alcohol, and immune dysfunction in our Russia ZINC study.

Abstract accepted for oral presentation at APHA 2014: Design of an RCT evaluating zinc supplementation to prevent progression of HIV disease among heavy drinkers in the Russia ARCH cohort (Samet et al).

New Publication: HERMITAGE- a randomized controlled trial to reduce sexually transmitted infections and HIV risk behaviors among HIV-infected Russian drinkers

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