Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research


YMAP: Young Men’s Affiliation Project of HIV Risk and Prevention Venue.

Project Overview

This project conducts a multisite longitudinal network study to investigate the HIV/STD risk and protective behaviors associated with social networks created by venue affiliations among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) ages 16-29 years. This study is conducted in two cities (Houston, TX and Chicago, IL), with collaborations with the University of Chicago and Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

NIH/NIMH 1R01MH100021

Project Details

Principal Investigators
Kayo Fujimoto, PhD
John Schneider, MD, MPH

Site-Principal Investigator
Robert Garofalo, MD

Mark L. Williams, PhD
Lisa Kuhns, PhD
Lu-Yu Hwang, MD
J. Michael Wilkerson, PhD

Project Staff

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