Matthew Richards

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Course

  • 43012 Social Work’s Role in Ending the Domestic HIV Epidemic

Job Experience

  • Program Director, Care2Prevent at the University of Chicago Medicine

  • Co-Chair, Chicago Area HIV Services Council (CAHISC)

  •  Outreach Program Manager, Care2Prevent at the University of Chicago Medicine

Fields of Special Interest

  • Public Health/Social Determinants of Health
  • HIV Prevention and Care
  • Religion and Social Work Practice
  • LGBT Health
  • Program Development and Evaluation
  • Evidence-Based Interventions
  • Community Planning

Publications or Presentations

  • “The Double Helix: Dealing with Social Determinants of Health in an Age of High-Impact HIV Prevention,” University of Chicago Pediatric Infectious Disease Conference. November 9, 2015.
  • “Building Bold Innovative Partnerships To Prevent and Reduce HIV/STI’s Among  Youth,” Conference at Comer Youth Center, Chicago, IL Participant on Mental Health Panel. November 8, 2013.
  • “Pediatric HIV Care at the University of Chicago:  Then and Now,” University of Chicago Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, September 12, 2013.

 



Max Beshers

Max Beshers, AM '14

“I’ve learned that research is a lot of work and it takes a long time to do. From the protocol, to developing instruments, to recruiting participants. This has been a real eye-opener. But all of this hard work [for Project READY] is gratifying as this research is important. It will help inform those of us who are clinicians. And it’s going to save lives.”