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To advance a collaborative, community-centered approach to health and social sciences research that leverages stakeholder and academic expertise.


To improve the physical and emotional health of and service delivery to people with HIV, the LGBTQ community, and other underserved populations through collaboration, research, and evaluation.


The Magic City Research Institute (MCRI) provides study support and services unique to

Birmingham AIDS Outreach and its subsidiaries, Magic City Wellness Center, Magic City Acceptance Center, and Magic City Acceptance Academy through:

  • Research study collaboration with external investigators

  • Manuscript development and co-writing

  • Grant development and co-writing

  • Research feedback from community members through our Community Advisory Board

Email to schedule a time to present to the board

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