Dr. Cioe Received Research Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Cioe on receiving funding in the form of a Research Excellence Award for “Using Mindfulness to Reduce Anxiety and Stress in HIV-positive Smokers to Improve Self- Efficacy for Smoking Cessation and Readiness to Quit”. Together with co-investigators, Dr. Christopher Kahler and Dr. Judson Brewer will examine the feasibility and acceptability of using mindfulness, delivered via app, to reduce anxiety in HIV-positive smokers who endorse anxiety as a barrier to successful smoking cessation.