Community Research Initiative (CRI) is an independent, nonprofit, community-based organization in New England dedicated to HIV and hepatitis C clinical research, treatment education, and financial assistance for approved HIV drug treatments and health insurance coverage.

CRI Research Director Dr. Cal Cohen is participating in a number of HIV-related CME presentations this month, and you're invited! On Wednesday, August 13, is an Internet Symposium titled "From Conference to Clinic: Reviewing and Applying Data from AIDS 2014." The HIV in 2014 CME series begins with in-person presentations on August 14, 2014, in San Francisco, CA, followed by August 19, 2014, in Houston, TX, and concluding on August 20, 2014, in Miami, FL. If you would like more information or to register for the Internet symposium or any of the HIV in 2014 CME events, please visit
CRI is participating in a new initiative designed to offer coordinated assistance to healthcare providers for enrolling and retaining their patients in comprehensive healthcare coverage. Drawing on our expertise in insurance and benefits programs gained through our management of HDAP, CRI now has a resource team to assist both case managers and consumers throughout the state as they navigate public and private insurance programs and procedures.
It’s Not a Race But You Can Still Win! Be a part of the fun, the camaraderie, and the change you wish to see! Join Team CRI for Ride 12 on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Registration is almost full. Sign up now at, and don’t forget to select Community Research Initiative as your beneficiary. Click to learn about exciting prizes you can win, like JetBlue tickets and a Keurig machine!