A Mixed Methods Approach to Monitoring and Evaluation of ACCELERATE!
Principle Investigator: Tonia C. Poteat, PhD, MPH, MMSc
Co-Investigator: Marino A. Bruce, PhD, MSRC, MDiv
Funding Source: Viiv Healthcare
Funding Period: 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2020
Location: Jackson, MS
The purpose of this study is to monitor and evaluate (M&E) ACCELERATE!, a healthcare initiative funded by ViiV, a pharmaceutical company that specializes in development of HIV therapies. The ACCELERATE! initiative aims to increase access and retention to high-quality HIV prevention, treatment, and care for black men who have sex with men (MSM) in Baltimore, Maryland and Jackson, Mississippi via grants to support interventions designed and implemented by community-based organizations.