Multi-site Networks

Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN)

  • Principal Investigator(s): Kenneth Mayer, MD
  • Study Contact: Kenneth Mayer, MD
  • Description of Subjects: Patients receiving primary care at participating community health centers across the U.S.
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Boston, MA; greater MA; New England
  • Enrollment Period: 2007-2014
  • Enrollment Goal: >50,000

HIV Research Network (HIVRN)

  • Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Boswell, MD
  • Study Contact: Sarah Wolfrum, DrPH, 617-927-6367, swolfrum@fenwayhealth.org
  • Description of Subjects: HIV-infected patients aged 18 and older receiving medical care at Fenway Health. (HIVRN includes pediatric data, but Fenway Health only submits adult patient data)
    • HIV+
    • HIV/HCV Co-infected

Uganda AIDS Rural Treatment Outcomes Cohort Study

  • Principal Investigator(s): David Bangsberg, MD
  • Study Contact: Rachel Rifkin617.724.3194rrifkin@partners.org
  • Description of Subjects: All patients over 18 years and initiating ART at the Mbarara Immune Suppression Syndrome Clinic who lived within 60 kilometers from the clinic
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Mbarara, Uganda

CFAR Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (C-NICS)

  • Principal Investigator(s): Stephen Boswell, MD
  • Study Contact: Chris Grasso, Tel: 617-927-6018, cgrasso@fenwayhealth.org
  • Description of Subjects: HIV infected patients receiving primary care at Fenway Health. HIV+, HIV Co-infected
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Fenway Health: Boston, MA
  • Enrollment Period: 1997 to present (ongoing)

Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS -BCH site only)

  • Principal Investigator(s): Sandra Burchett (site leader), George Seage PI
  • Study Contact: Sandra Burchett, MD, Tel. 617 355-6832, sandra.burchett@childrens.harvard.edu
  • Description of Subjects: AMP:450 HIV+ youth, 150 HIV-controls; SMARRT: >1700 HIV neg/ARV exposed infants,youth. Study domains: cardiopulm, metabol, complications and HIV disease, maternal exposures, neuro, oral health, adolescent