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Clinical HIV Outpatient Program: UIC HIV/AIDS Project (UICHP)
Description of Organization
The University of Illinois HIV/AIDS Project is based in the Section of Infectious Diseases of the University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics, and is a component of the University of Illinois Medical Center located on Chicago's near west side. The Medical Center consists of the University of Illinois Hospital, Clinics and Specialty Center , and the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Associated Health. The University Medical Center is state funded, and maintains a proactive position to provide health care to the underserved.
University of Illinois HIV/AIDS Project
The project consists of 4 components and 8 primary care clinic sites (six funded by Ryan White Titles I and II, two funded by Title III) , (see map below), drawing primarily from 25 Community Areas, and serving about 850 active patients. These components are:
Additionally, a UIC-
UIC has been providing services to HIV-
The UICHP provides primary care to HIV-
Clinical Research Activities at FCID:
The UICHP supports numerous collaborative clinical and translational research programs. These include: the Women and Infant's Transmission Study (WITS), the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). It also houses a pediatric ACTU. Adult Clinical Trials: CPCRA site, numerous HIV and Herpevac HSV2 vaccine trials; HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS, CDC); WHIN project: program project focusing on HIV pathogenesis.