Integrative Behavioral Health Research Institute


Our mission is to improve health equity and well-being for all through education, information sharing, multidisciplinary collaboration, and research.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the California Endowment Center

Network, meet community nonprofits doing great work, speak with researchers and academics, and learn about creating partnerships for community-research collaborative work that supports your community. 

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Featured Research

Biopsychosocial challenges of aging with HIV

HIV is considered a manageable chronic condition. Primary care clinicians, case managers, and researchers are evaluating the emerging implications of aging with HIV-infection. A synthesis of topics related to both the aging process and HIV reveals unique influences on disease prognosis. A close examination of trends and the impact on social, psychological, and medical well-being of persons aging with this disease is necessary. How do we reconcile successful aging with HIV?

health information seeking behavior differs by group

A number of benefits and challenges are presented with the proliferation of health information online. Potential benefits are patient engagement, improved patient-provider relationship and communication, and increased health literacy. Challenges may include managing information quality, access, and varied uses of online resources across groups. Is online health information seeking associated with better healthcare engagement? We focus on the potential for online health information to engage hard-to-reach populations, or those who fear discrimination and stigma within the healthcare setting.

Featured Video

Tom Sebastian, executive director of Compass Health in Everett, Wash., addresses the need for a whole health care approach by exploring the impact of an often fragmented behavioral health care system. By creating holistic behavior health care plans, health care providers in his community are seeing first-hand the positive impact of integrated behavior health care planning and treatment in individuals, families, and providers.

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webinar: care for transgender and gender non-conforming people in the clinic. 

Integrating Gender-Affirming Care and HIV Prevention and Care for TGNC People: Concepts and Practice

This activity is jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and American Academy of HIV Medicine, in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. 

Keynote Speaker: Steven R. Klemow, MD, AAHIVS
Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Medical Director, Infection Prevention
Division of Infectious Diseases
Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Dallas, Texas



Conferences at the California Endowment Center

Addressing the Mental Health Impact of Injury, Violence and Trauma on Women and Girls of Color

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM PST
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California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012


Increasing Health Equity Through Community-Research Collaboration

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST
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California Endowment: 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012


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Research Programs

Integrative medicine seeks to restore and maintain health and wellness across a person's lifespan by understanding a patient's unique circumstances and addressing the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual, and environmental influences that affects health. This is central to our work. Research at IBHRI is conducted within four programs: