PHACS Memory and Executive Functioning Study Acknowledgements
We thank the children and families for their participation in the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), and the individuals and institutions involved in the conduct of PHACS. The study was supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development with co-funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Office of AIDS Research, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, through cooperative agreements with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HD052102) (Principal Investigator: George Seage; Project Director: Julie Alperen) and the Tulane University School of Medicine (HD052104) (Principal Investigator: Russell Van Dyke; Co-Principal Investigators: Kenneth Rich, Ellen Chadwick; Project Director: Patrick Davis). Data management services were provided by Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation (PI: Suzanne Siminski), and regulatory services and logistical support were provided by Westat, Inc (PI: Julie Davidson).
The PHACS Memory and Executive Functioning Study was additionally supported by the National Institute of Mental Health [grant number MH084794; PI: Sharon Nichols]. Data analysis services were provided by the Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health (PI: Paige Williams); data management services were provided by Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation (PI: Suzanne Siminski); and regulatory services and logistical support were provided by Westat, Inc. (PI: Julie Davidson).
This research would not be possible without the help of the children and families who participated in the PHACS Adolescent Master Protocol (AMP) and the PHACS Memory and Executive Functioning Study, as well as the support of individuals and institutions involved in the conduct of the studies. The following institutions (in alphabetical order), clinical site investigators and staff participated in conducting PHACS AMP; sites participating in the Memory and Executive Functioning Study and the site PI for the substudy are marked with an asterisk: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago*: Ram Yogev, Margaret Ann Sanders, Kathleen Malee*, Scott Hunter; Baylor College of Medicine*: William Shearer, Mary Paul, Norma Cooper, Lynnette Harris*; Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center: Murli Purswani, Mahboobullah Baig, Anna Cintron; Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center*: Ana Puga, Sandra Navarro, Patricia Garvie*, James Blood;Children’s Hospital, Boston*: Sandra Burchett, Nancy Karthas, Betsy Kammerer*; Jacobi Medical Center*: Andrew Wiznia, Marlene Burey, Molly Nozyce*; Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School: Arry Dieudonne, Linda Bettica, Susan Adubato; St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children: Janet Chen, Maria Garcia Bulkley, Latreaca Ivey, Mitzie Grant; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital*: Katherine Knapp, Kim Allison, Megan Wilkins*; San Juan Hospital/Department of Pediatrics: Midnela Acevedo-Flores, Heida Rios, Vivian Olivera; Tulane University Health Sciences Center*: Margarita Silio, Medea Jones, Patricia Sirois*; University of California, San Diego*: Stephen Spector, Kim Norris, Sharon Nichols*; University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center: Elizabeth McFarland, Alisa Katai, Jennifer Dunn, Suzanne Paul;University of Miami: Gwendolyn Scott, Patricia Bryan, Elizabeth Willen.