Completed SIPs


SIP 15-009: Serosorting and Other Seroadaptive Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the US - Designing a Survey Tool, 2015-2016 (PIs: Christian Grov & Simona Kwon)

This study will produce a brief survey tool to assess seroadaptive strategies and test its performance in both clinical and outreach settings, enabling clinical providers and disease intervention specialists to quickly and accurately determine seroadaptive behaviors and practices among MSM patients and provide targeted and tailored HIV prevention messaging and risk-reduction strategies.  


SIP 14-031: Workplace Health Research Network (WHRN) - Collaborating Center, 2015-2019 (PIs: Sherry Baron & Nadia Islam)

This SIP aims to create and conduct a pilot project to reach low wage and immigrant workers with a participatory workplace health program by applying the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) Participatory Workplace Health Design Tool for use in a community setting, as well as identify how policy innovations can promote interest in workplace health programs. 

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SIP 14-013: Understanding the Barriers and Facilitators to Colorectal Cancer Screening among South Central Asian Immigrants in NYC, 2014-2015 (PI: Nadia Islam)

This SIP implemented a community-engaged mixed methods study to explore the barriers and facilitators to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among diverse South Asian subgroups in NYC, and disseminated the findings to inform the delivery of culturally tailored campaigns and interventions to increase screening.

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SIP 13-071: Attitudes toward Cognitive Health, Cognitive Impairment, and Caregiving – Identifying Attitude Questions and Measures for Public Health Practice, 2013-2014 (PI: Victoria Raveis)

This SIP conducted a scoping review of the research literature in order to identify validated questions and measures about public perceptions and attitudes towards cognitive health, cognitive impairment, and caregiving.


SIP 09-005: The NYU Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) Collaborating Center, 2009-2014 (PI: Brian Elbel)

The NYU NOPREN has been instrumental in the research and evaluation of critical public policies to address obesity, nutrition, and the food environment for racial and ethnic minority communities in urban settings.

Read the NOPREN policy brief, "What Must New York Do Now to Prevent Obesity?"