Associate Professor Darren Whitfield and HPTN 073 team members have a new paper published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs that explores the role of autonomy support in HIV PrEP adherence. Using data from HPTN 073, Boyd and colleagues found Autonomy support, goal setting, goal monitoring/evaluation, and care coordination quality influenced PrEP adherence among Black MSM. More details can be found at; Boyd DT, Nelson LE, Hill MJ, Whitfield D, Ramos SR, Akyirem S, Emel L, Wilton L, Hightow-Weidman L, Shoptaw S, Magnus M, Mayer KH, Piwowar-Manning E, Wallace SE, Fields SD, Wheeler DP. Examining the Role of Autonomy Support, Goal Setting, and Care Coordination Quality on HIV PrEP Adherence in Black Men Who Have Sex with Men: HPTN 073. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2023 Jan;37(1):22-30. doi: 10.1089/apc.2022.0139. PMID: 36626154.
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