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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A nurse-led intervention to extend the Veteran HIV treatment cascade for cardiovascular disease prevention (V-EXTRA-CVD)
Principal Investigator:

Hayden B. Bosworth

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $365,718
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: The VA is the largest provider of HIV care in the United States. The ~31,000 Veterans with HIV use significantly more healthcare and have up to 2x higher risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) compared to uninfected Veterans. The HIV treatment cascade model includes care steps; once people obtain remission, providers should focus on preventing ASCVD. We will extend the HIV treatment cascade and focus on reducing ASCVD risk among people with HIV. Veterans with HIV have...

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