Boston HIV Adolescent Provider and Peer Education Network for Services (HAPPENS) | Research and Innovation

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The Boston HAPPENS Program has been actively involved in many research projects aimed at providing a better understanding of HIV, developing new interventions for at-risk and homeless youth and promoting positive youth development. Current and recent research interests include:

  • Youth-oriented HIV counseling and testing

  • Primary care and treatment of HIV infected youth

  • Mental health services

  • Peer outreach and education

  • Transition care

  • Access to clinical trials


Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337

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