Ms. Ralph on stage on Saturday, November 17th, 2012. View an entire album of SHINE photos here.
“Sometimes I Cry,” a humorous and thought-provoking look into the true stories of women from different walks of life affected by HIV/AIDS. This critically-acclaimed play is filled with laughter, music, and soul, and has touched the hearts of audiences around the globe.
Associate SSA Professor Dexter Voisin introducing Sheryl Lee Ralph
Keynote speaker Robert Fullilove, EdD. View an entire album of SHINE photos here.
SHINE recently hosted a one-day symposium to discuss HIV infections among minority populations. Panels of experts discussed social and structural determinants of HIV infections, multiple vulnerabilities, and the impact of mass incarceration on HIV/AIDS in the United States.
To view slideshow presentations, videos, and other content from this event, visit the Resources page.
Speakers Dr. Robert Garofalo and Dr. John Schneider
Photo from a SHINE lecture at SSA in March 2012. The featured speaker was A. David Paltiel, Professor at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Management.
Glitter and Glam for World AIDS Day: UChicago Med Center and the SHINE Network at SSA want to help bring the number of AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections down to zero and end discrimination against people living with the virus. In honor of World AIDS Day, the UChicago Medical Center has organized a ball on Fri Dec 2. Also see the Chicago Tribune.
VIDEO, ARTICLE, COURTESY FOX NEWS CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DEXTER VOISIN WAS INTERVIEWED BY ROBIN ROBINSON FOR THIS STORY.
Chicago is No. 1 in a horrifying statistic: Our young people have the highest rate of Gonorrhea in the country.
Read the article here.
The STI/HIV Intervention Network (SHINE) held its inaugural event for the public on Thursday, October 20. Ralph DiClemente, the Charles Howard Chandler Professor at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public health, presented “The State of HIV/STI Prevention among Adolescents: Directions for Future Research.”
Building on the eminent interdisciplinary tradition at the University of Chicago, the School of Social Service Administration has just launched a new initiative that will take its multidisciplinary problem-solving approach to a new level.