Lisa Metsch recently led a major randomized trial called Project AWARE that explored these questions. (Lisa and I are frequent collaborators, though not on this study.) She is the Stephen Smith professor and chair of the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
I caught up with Lisa
The below transcript has been edited for length and clarity.
Prof. Lisa Metsch
may have just saved HIV treatment groups lots of money. (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health)
: In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
released a new guideline statement for adult and adolescent HIV testing in health-care settings.