LEARN ABOUT US
Our research studies prioritize sexual health education and promotion among adolescents and young adults in Chicago and Illinois. Explore the links for more information about our institution, research networks and funders. Our research studies are coordinated by the CORE Center/Stroger Hospital Research Department, are funded by the National Institutes of Health, and in particular by the Adolescent Trials Network (ATN) and the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN). We also provide preventive and primary care services for adolescents and young adults, such as health education and counseling, testing and/or treatment for pregnancy, HIV/STIs, vaccinations for Hepatitis A/B and HPV, and preventive prescriptions for birth control and HIV, as well as condoms and lubricant.
Learn About Our Studies
Explore the links for more information about our current projects. New participants can join the following studies, including a HIV Survey and Testing study, multiple Sexual Health Education and Promotion Mobile App studies, an Oral PrEP study, and an investigational Injectable PrEP study.
Official Project Descriptions
- A Team: Advances in Technology to Enhance Adherence Monitoring- HPTN 083: "Give PrEP A Shot"- Keeping it LITE: Exploring HIV Risk in Vulnerable Youth with Limited Interaction- Lynx: Mobile App for HIV/STI Testing & PrEP
Media Coverage for Keeping it LITE
- Using Social Media to Learn How to Prevent the Spread of HIV- HIV study analyzes social media-based prevention strategies
HOW CAN I GET STARTED?
Click on the Sign Up button below, and we'll ask you some questions.Our study survey prefers a mobile data connection (no WiFi) and using a VPN. Learn how to install a free VPN like Tunnelbear.If you have any questions before you get started, go ahead and text us using the Text Us button below.
Other Resources in Chicago
- PrEP 4 Love- Center on Halsted- Howard Brown Health