Studies Enrolling

All participants in clinical trials run through the Substance Use Research Unit receive referrals to health and social services, and most studies involve counseling as well. Some studies also provide HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing, and referral for treatment.  

2011 Bylaws, Policies and Procedures Committee

Meetings January 19, 2011 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm 25 Van Ness Avenue94102 Agenda application/msword Minutes application/msword View 2011 Bylaws, Policies and Procedures Committee January Meeting February 16, 2011 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm 25 Van Ness Avenue94102 Agenda application/msword Minutes application/msword View 2011 Bylaws, Policies and Procedures Committee February Meeting March 16, 2011 3:00 …

2011 Special Meeting Jurisdictional Prevention Planning Work Group

The Special Jurisdictional Prevention Planning Work group is tasked with creating a jurisdictional HIV prevention plan to include: (1)   A description of existing resources for HIV prevention services, care and treatment and key features on how the prevention services, interventions, and/or strategies are currently being used or delivered in the jurisdiction (2)   Need (e.g., resources, infrastructure, …

CIAO

Through CIAO (California Intervention for Academic Detailing on Opioids), SFDPH is training and supporting rural California counties in developing and implementing academic detailing of primary care providers on safe opioid prescribing, co-prescription of naloxone, and buprenorphine treatment.

HIV Prevention Planning Council

The HIV Prevention Planning Council (HPPC) sets priorities for HIV prevention in San Francisco. Members of this group are from local communities, agencies and government, and they reflect San Francisco’s diverse population. The Council uses information about the local epidemic to decide which populations are in greatest need of HIV prevention services and to determine the best ways to …

Multiple/Unspecified Substances

Coffin PO, Rowe C, Santos GM. Novel Interventions to prevent HIV and HCV among persons who inject drugs. Current HIV/AIDS Rep 2015 Mar;12(1):145-63. Doi:10.1007/s11904-014-0248-2. PMID: 25589380. Coffin PO. National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) San Francisco Sentinel Community Site Drug Use Patterns and Trends, 2015. College Park, MD:NDEWS Coordinating Center. June 2015. Coffin PO, Santos …

HIP: HIV Intervention for Providers

The purpose of this study was to encourage health care providers to evaluate high risk HIV transmission behaviors and offer prevention messages to their HIV-positive patients. It was hypothesized that patients of providers participating in the HIP intervention would report higher reduction in sexual risk practices than patients of the providers who were randomized into …