Drug User Health SIG

The Drug User Health SIG connects academic, government, and community members to improve HIV-associated health outcomes and other health-socio-economic issues commonly faced by people who use drugs (PWUD) in DC. The SIG meets with the objective of facilitating partnerships and to develop research that addresses issues relevant to PWUD health.

DC CFAR investigators Drs. Monica Ruiz (GW) and Irene Kuo (GW) serve as the Academic Leads and DC CFAR CPC Members George Kerr III and A. Toni Young serve as the Community Leads.

Virtual Citywide Seminar "Evolving Priorities for Drug User Health"


Irene Kuo

Irene Kuo, PhD, MPH
Academic Co-Lead

Monica Ruiz

Monica Ruiz, PhD, MPH
Academic Co-Lead

George Kerr

George Kerr III
Community Co-Lead

Toni Young

A. Toni Young
Community Co-Lead