Tag: peer research associates

Welcome to the Pacific AIDS Network’s spring review of What’s HOT in HIV Research! In this edition we are going to take a look at contributions made by the PAN team to the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) 2015 Conference in Toronto, which was held in April. Invaluable Lessons: Compensating Peer Research Associates in… Read more »

CBR Tips: Compensating Peer Researchers

In community-based research, compensating people with lived experience to participate actively in the research process is a common practice. Peer research associates (PRAs), as these individuals are often titled, can take on diverse roles within community-based studies, and compensating PRAs for their input of time, skills, and expertise is considered a best practice. Developing a… Read more »

CBR Musings: What do peer researchers need to excel?

Guest Blog Post by Janet Madsen, Positive Women’s Network I recently went to a café scientifique (a panel of speakers and discussion) called “Employing Peer-Based Research Associates: Are We Providing Enough Support?” Five speakers presented their experiences on peer-based research projects. Three self-disclosed peer research associates – Chuck, Jonathan, and Shelly – and two lead… Read more »

Our colleagues at the OHTN have launched two exciting education initiatives that will help build capacity in the field of community based HIV/AIDS research. The first is entitled the Learning Exchange for HIV/AIDS Peer Researchers (LEAP). LEAP provides high-quality, interactive and educational modules to support the work of peer researchers. LEAP collaborates with both community… Read more »