Published on in Vol 7, No 8 (2018): August

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/11375, first published .
Empowering With PrEP (E-PrEP), a Peer-Led Social Media–Based Intervention to Facilitate HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Adoption Among Young Black and Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Empowering With PrEP (E-PrEP), a Peer-Led Social Media–Based Intervention to Facilitate HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Adoption Among Young Black and Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Empowering With PrEP (E-PrEP), a Peer-Led Social Media–Based Intervention to Facilitate HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Adoption Among Young Black and Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Viraj V Patel 1*, MPH, MD;  Zoë Ginsburg 2, MD;  Sarit A Golub 3, MPH, PhD;  Keith J Horvath 4, PhD;  Nataly Rios 1, BA;  Kenneth H Mayer 5, 6, MD;  Ryung S Kim 1, PhD;  Julia H Arnsten 1, MPH, MD

1 Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Health System, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, US

2 Department of Family Medicine, Swedish Cherry Hill Campus, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, US

3 Hunter HIV/AIDS Research Team, Department of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY, US

4 Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US

5 The Fenway Institute , Boston, MA, US

6 Infectious Disease Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Viraj V Patel, MPH, MD
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Montefiore Health System, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Bronx, NY
  • US
  • Phone: 1 718-920-5256
  • Email: vpatel@montefiore.org