Effort overcame the many hurdles to specialized treatment for Philadelphia’s medically underserved
Do One Thing, a door-to-door campaing in Philadelphia has encouraged residents to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C and to get linked to care, if needed. A new study documents the results.
Credit: Courtesy Amy Nunn/Brown University
In addition to Nunn and Trooskin, the study’s other authors are Joanna Poceta, Caitlin Towey, Annajane Yolken, Jennifer Rose, Naija Luqman, Ta-Wanda Preston, Dr. Philip Chan, Dr. Curt Beckwith, Sophie Feller, and Hwajin Lee.
Funding for the research came from an HIV FOCUS grant of Gilead Sciences, the National Institutes of Health (grants K01AA020228, P30-AI-42853, P01AA019072, and T32DA13911-12), and the Brown University Alcohol Research Center on HIV.