HMP Stigma

About HMP Stigma (HMP) is an app-delivered intervention designed with and for young, Black and Latinx gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men and transgender women.

The intervention aims to improve HIV prevention and care by providing a platform where participants can find social support, build community, and engage with issues that matter to them. The app includes educational information on a range of health and lifestyle topics, delivered in a variety of formats (e.g. articles, quizzes, activities). HIV testing, prevention, and care resources are provided through an “Ask the Expert” feature hosted by a health navigator and board-certified infectious disease physician.

The HMP approach strives to amplify resilience among participants by bringing diverse people together in dialogue as a critical step toward change.

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Learn more about the last iteration of HealthMpowerment here.

Study Coordinator: Aimee Rochelle, MPH
Principal Investigators: Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH (m-PI);  Kate Muessig, PhD

Date of last revision: January 22, 2021.

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