The South Africa Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) reflects a strategic international partnership between the New England ATTC – one of the longest continuously operating ATTCs in the USA - and the University of Cape Town, the oldest and highest-ranked University in South Africa. The primary focus of this ATTC is to develop and strengthen South Africa’s national workforce to provide evidence-based integrated substance use disorder (SUD), mental health, and HIV care. This work is led by Dr. Caroline Kuo with Dr. Sara Becker (Brown) and Dr. Dan Stein at the University of Cape Town.
Highly Adaptive Epidemic Control Strategies for HIV Prevention in Drug Users. This project aims to determine how combination HIV prevention programs should be prioritized to halt HIV transmission among people who inject drugs (PWID) using a novel agent-based modeling approach. This project is led by Brandon Marshall in Epidemiology with help from Mark Lurie.