Aima Ahonkhai Archives
Panoramic ‘DNA’ podcast Season 3 explores elements of well-being
Sep. 5, 2022— Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning podcast, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, (DNA) is back for its third season with a new format emphasizing collaboration to convene in-depth, vibrant explorations of how the current era of rapid change impacts mental and physical well-being. ‘Shapeshifters: Changing the Mental Health Story,’ released on Sept. 5, explores...
Ahonkhai advances in national challenge to improve HIV care for Black men in Tennessee
Feb. 24, 2022—A Vanderbilt proposal to implement a novel strategy to use barbers and barbershops to improve HIV care outcomes for Black men with HIV in Middle Tennessee received early-stage funding from a challenge hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health.
Establishing HIV care in Tennessee
Jul. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers find that heterosexually active Black males are the least likely to establish HIV care within one month of diagnosis and suggest that targeted interventions focus on this population.
Clinic helps prepare young HIV patients for adult care
Mar. 4, 2021—Adolescents and young adults living with HIV in Middle Tennessee are being ushered into adult care through a special transition clinic that focuses on adult skill-building and individualized therapy and discussions.