Published on in Vol 7, No 4 (2018): April

Epic Allies, a Gamified Mobile Phone App to Improve Engagement in Care, Antiretroviral Uptake, and Adherence Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men and Young Transgender Women Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Epic Allies, a Gamified Mobile Phone App to Improve Engagement in Care, Antiretroviral Uptake, and Adherence Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men and Young Transgender Women Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Epic Allies, a Gamified Mobile Phone App to Improve Engagement in Care, Antiretroviral Uptake, and Adherence Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men and Young Transgender Women Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Sara LeGrand 1*, PhD;  Kathryn E Muessig 2*, PhD;  Alyssa Platt 3*, MA, ;  Karina Soni 4*, BA;  Joseph R Egger 3*, PhD;  Nkechinyere Nwoko 5*, BA;  Tobias McNulty 5*, MPH;  Lisa B Hightow-Weidman 2, 4*, MPH, MD

1 Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC, US

2 Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, US

3 Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University , Durham, NC, US

4 Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, US

5 Caktus Group , Durham, NC, US

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Sara LeGrand, PhD
  • Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research
  • Duke Global Health Institute
  • Duke University
  • 310 Trent Dr.
  • Room 305
  • Durham, NC
  • US
  • Phone: 1 9194380448
  • Email: sara.legrand@duke.edu