Providence/Boston Center for Aids Research (CFAR)


The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is a partner in a range of education, healthcare, and research iniatives that serve the needs of our community.

The Inter-CFAR Substance Use Research Community (I-SURC) connects researchers from the fields of substance use and HIV across the CFARs to create research  synergies, innovations and new capacities.
The Providence/Boston CFAR in collaboration with Jinnah Sindh Medical University Alumni Assoc. of N. America, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Assoc. of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of N. America, and the Association of Pakistani Physicians of New England have developed the HIV Communications Project which aims to teach, train, and increase awareness of HIV disease to healthcare providers in Pakistan and reduce stigma.
The mission of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Network is to cure HIV and reduce the burden of disease due to HIV infection and its complications, including tuberculosis and viral hepatitis.

CFAR Affiliated Sites