A randomized controlled study to reduce substance abuse and HIV risk behaviors for transgender women of color
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify substance use and HIV risk behaviors among African American and Latina transgender women (e.g., sexual risk behaviors and sociocultural factors) Describe the design the randomized controlled intervention study targeting transgender women of color Discuss the importance of transgender specific programs to improve health and well-being of transgender women of color
Keyword(s): HIV Risk Behavior, Vulnerable Populations
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Nemoto is Research Program Director at the Public Health Institute and has been engaging in substance abuse and HIV prevention research for underserved and stigmatized populations, such as transgender people, Asian Pacific Islander MSM, drug users and Asian female sex workers. He has also worked with colleagues in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Japan for substance abuse and HIV prevention research.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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