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Karen McKinnon, M.A.
Director of Training and Research
Veronica Pinho, M.A.
Program Coordinator
James Carey,
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Francine Cournos, M.D.
Warren Ng, M.D.
Robert Remien, Ph.D.
James Satriano, Ph.D.
Milton Wainberg, M.D.

Milton Wainberg, M.D.

Milton Wainberg, M.D. is an HIV Center investigator who has worked on numerous studies (funded by NIMH, NIAAA, NIDA and CDC) examining substance abuse, risk for HIV, and adherence to medications. Dr. Wainberg has been particularly focused on designing and implementing national and international randomized controlled trials targeting diverse HIV-positive and at-risk populations who use alcohol or recreational drugs, experience sexual compulsivity, or have severe mental illness. He is currently testing the efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention developed in an international, collaborative, NIMH-funded project. Applying the community-based participatory research paradigm,the current project offers HIV prevention services to adults with severe mental illness throughout the municipal clinics of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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