Research Publications

The Robert Mapplethorpe Research Program regularly publishes its research findings, often in conjunction with researchers around the globe, in HIV, aging and other professional journals. Recent published articles include the following:
  • Service Utilization Among Older Adults with HIV: The Joint Association of Sexual Identity and Gender (Journal of Homosexuality)
  • Financial Hardship and Life Satisfaction Among Aging African Americans with HIV (Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services)
  • Report on the Office of AIDS Research (OAR) Working Group on HIV and Aging (Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes)
  • HIV-related Stigma as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Multiple-minority Status and Mental Health Burden Among the Aging HIV-positive Population (Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services)
  • The HIV and Aging Consensus Project: Recommended Treatment Strategies for HIV Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV (HIV Specialist)
  • Dimensions of Psychological Well-being Predict Consistent Condom Use Among Older Adults with HIV (Ageing International)
  • Comorbidities and Depression in Older Adults with HIV (Sexual Health)
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Older Adults with HIV: Critical Personal and Social Resources for an Aging Epidemic (Clinical Interventions in Aging)



Research Reports

ACRIA’s research team presents on HIV and aging-related topics at conferences throughout the United States and around the globe. The following are recent presentations made by ACRIA staff:
  • Religious Congregations and Support for Older Adults with HIV (New York City Faith in Action Coalition for Prevention, Care and Education)
  • Bisexuality and Psychological Well-being Among Older Adults with HIV (119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association)
  • Learning Across Borders: HIV and Complex Chronic Illnesses as We Age (4th Pan-American Congress, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics)
  • Service Utilization among Older Adults with HIV: The Joint Association of Sexual Identity and Gender (39th Annual Meeting of the State Society on Aging of New York)
  • Multimorbidities and ADL Difficulty Predict Use of Community-based Services Among Older Adults with HIV (64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America)
  • Spirituality and Resilience to Disease Burden Among Older Adults with HIV (64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America)
  • Sexual Activity and Health Among Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Adults (Aging in America Conference, American Society on Aging)
  • HIV/AIDS Update (Conference on Sexuality and Older Adulthood sponsored by the LOFT: LGBT Community Center, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers)