Current Research Projects
Improving Engagement in HIV Care for High-risk Women (lay title: Healthy Divas)
Principal Investigator: Jeanne M. Sevelius, Ph.D. (UCSF)
Co-Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Ray Mata
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: R01MH106373
Total Project Period: 9/1/15 – 6/30/20
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Technology-based Stepped Care to Stem Transgender Adolescent Risk Transmission: TechStep
Protocol Chair: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Protocol Co-Chair: Keith J. Houath, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Project Manager: Joshua Rusow, MSW
Funded By: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Grant #: ATN160
Total Project Period: 6/1/17 – 5/31/21

Text Messaging to Improve Linkage, Retention and Health Outcomes among HIV-positive young Transgender Women (lay title: Text Me, Girl!)
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Kimberly Kisler, Ph.D.
Funded By: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant #: A97 HA28889
Total Project Period: 9/1/15 - 8/31/19

Theory-based Text Messaging to Reduce Methamphetamine Use and HIV Risks among MSM (lay title: Project Tech Support)
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Dallas Swendeman, Ph.D. (UCLA Semel Institute for Neurosciences and Human Behavior)
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: R01DA035092
Total Project Period: 2/1/13 – 1/30/19
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Recently Completed Research Projects
Ecological Momentary Assessments with/without a Counselor to Optimize Methamphetamine Treatment Outcomes among Gay and Bisexual Men
Principal Investigator: Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Ph.D.  (UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences)
Co-Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Dallas Swendeman, Ph.D.  (UCLA Semel Institute for Neurosciences and Human Behavior)
Funded By: National Institute on Mental Health
Grant #: P 30 MH 58107
Total Project Period: 7/1/13 – 7/31/14

Enhancing Linkages to and Retention in HIV Primary Care for Transgender Women of Color (lay title: The Alexis Project)
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Project Manager: Kimberly Kisler, Ph.D.
Funded By: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant #: H97HA24968
Total Project Period: 9/1/12 – 2/28/18

HBV Prevention for Homeless At Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV (lay title: Hep-Safe Hollywood)
Principal Investigator: Adeline Nyamathi, Ph.D., ANP (UCLA School of Nursing)
Co-Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Project Director: Katie Branson, M.P.H.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 2R01 DA016147
Total Project Period: 4/1/09 - 3/31/14

Mobile App Targeting Meth Use, HIV Sex Risks & ART Adherence for Gay/Bisexual Men
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Project Director: Jesse Fletcher, Ph.D.
Grant #: 1R41DA036438
Total Project Period: 9/1/13 – 8/31/15

Optimizing Access to Non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Using Contingency Management in Stimulant-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men (lay title: Friends Care 2)
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Raphael J. Landovitz, M.D., MSC (UCLA)
Program Director: Jesse Fletcher, Ph.D.
Funded By: California HIV/AIDS Research Programs
Grant #: MC08-LA-710
Total Project Period: 4/1/09 - 3/31/13

Social Networks and Technology Use of Transgender Women with/at High Risk for HIV
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: Ian W. Holloway, Ph.D. (UCLA)
Project Director: Jesse Fletcher, Ph.D.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: R21DA037816
Total Project Period: 4/1/14 - 3/31/17

Voucher-based Incentives in a Prevention Setting (lay title: VIPS)
Principal Investigator: Cathy J. Reback, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator: James A. Peck, Psy.D.
Program Coordinator: Rhodri Dierst-Davies, M.P.H.
Funded By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant #: 1RO1 DA015990
Total Project Period: 5/04 – 4/09