Project Director/Lead Investigator: Tung Nguyen, MD (UCSF PI); Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD (Co-PI); Angela Sun (Subcontract Co-PI); Kent Woo (Subcontract Co-PI); Marguerita Lightfoot, PhD (UCSF PRC PI)
SIP14-012 Mailing FIT kits to improve colorectal cancer screening, a partnership with San Francisco Department of Public Health
Research Findings SummaryThis study enrolled more than 9,500 patients - men and women ages 50-75 - from six clinics in the San Francisco Health Network. About half of them received routine care, while the other half were mailed a stool sample test kit called (FIT). The FIT kit is a non-invasive colon cancer screening that checks for blood in the stool as a possible sign of colon cancer.
SIP14-026 Cognitive Interviews of Executive Directors of Food Banks to Inform Improved Distribution of Healthy Foods
Young Black men who have sex with men (MSM) have high rates of HIV infection and are less likely to receive HIV treatment than men of other racial groups.
- Develop a research coalition to identify significant research questions and design, implement and disseminate appropriate and scientifically-rigorous research projects that address STI/HIV health disparities in the African American community
- Increase the capacity of the members of the research coalition t