Title:

“Our Lives Matter”: Exploring the Impact of COVID- 19 on Black/African American and Latino Sexual Minority Men’s Access to HIV Prevention and Treatment Services, Resources Security, and Vaccination Acceptance and Uptake

Dates: 9/1/2022 - 12/31/2022
Sponsor:

Center for AIDS Research, University of California, San Francisco

Role: Mitchell James Wharton, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNS, ACRN, AAHIVE : Co-Investigator, New York Site PI
Principal Investigator: Orlando Harris, PhD, MPH
Description:

Utilizing a conceptual framework based on the social-ecological model, the aims of this study are 1) to explore the impact of COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders on Black/African American and Latino sexual minority men access to HIV prevention and treatment services, resource security, and overall well-being; and 2) to identify multilevel factors affecting Black/African American and Latino sexual minority men's COVID-19 vaccination acceptance and willingness to use once available.