Using Social Network Testing (SNT) to Increase HIV Testing in Vulnerable Populations in Wisconsin

Project Overview

4th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date:          7/1/2008
     Project End Date:           6/302011
     Original Award Amount:   $443,525
     Adjusted Award Amount: $346,421*

Project Goal Statement: New approaches are needed to identify HIV-positive individuals who have not been previously tested. We propose to expand an existing Social Network Testing (SNT) pilot program to improve diagnosis of HIV in vulnerable populations.

 Community Partner:

Primary Community Partner: AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

 Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: John Fangman, MD, Department of Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2008 - 4/30/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 5/1/2009 - 6/30/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2009 - 12/31/2009
     Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2010 - 6/30/2010
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2010 - 12/31/2010
     Project Final Report Summary

 Affiliated Web Pages:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

None reported.

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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