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CDUHR Weekly Update - August 22, 2016

CDUHR EVENTS

AIDS Seminar
NYS Medicaid Reform: How Will Medicaid Transformation Affect Access
& Quality to Care for Patients with HIV, HCV, and Drug Dependence?
Tuesday, September 13, 10:30-11:30am
Andrew Cleek, PsyD & Boris Vilgorin, MPA - NYU Silver School of Social Work
NYU Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Ave, Room 760

OTHER EVENTS

ICAP Grand Rounds Webinar
Transgender Health and HIV
Tuesday, August 23, 9:00am
Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Find more details HERE.

NCI Implementation Science Webinar
Overview of the re-issued Trans-NIH FOAs for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health
Tuesday, September 6, 12:00 pm
This webinar is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the dissemination and implementation funding opportunity.
Find more information HERE.

Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Webinar
Technical Assistance Webinar: SOBC Common Fund Program Supplement Funding Opportunity
Thursday, September 8, 2:00-3:30pm
Webinar speakers will provide an overview of the SOBC Research Network and describe how the supplement opportunity will contribute to a paradigm shift in the science of behavior change by encouraging the implementation of a mechanisms-focused, experimental medicine approach to behavior change research and the development of tools required for implementation beyond the SOBC Research Network.
Find more information & register HERE.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Understanding and Addressing the Multi-level Influences on Uptake and Adherence to HIV Prevention Strategies among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa
This initiative aims to: (1) enhance our understanding of the multi-level factors that influence HIV prevention strategy use among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa and (2) develop and test novel interventions to address these factors and enhance the uptake and adherence to HIV prevention strategies among AGYW in sub-Saharan Africa.
(R01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-550.html
(R21) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-555.html
(R34) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-560.html

NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics (R01)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) offers support for innovative research in biomedical informatics and data science. The scope of NLM's interest in the research domain of informatics is broad and interdisciplinary, developing methods and approaches in biomedical computing, data science and related information fields for application domains of health and biomedicine, including health care delivery, basic biomedical research, clinical and translational research, precision medicine, public health, biosurveillance, health information management in disasters, and similar areas.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-404.html

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Community-Based Data and Metadata Standards Efforts (R24)
This FOA, under the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative, is to provide time-limited, catalytic support for activities necessary to develop or extend/refine data and metadata standards and/or related tools in areas relevant to the NIH basic, translational, and clinical research mission.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-16-010.html

NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01)
This FOA invites submission of investigator-initiated Program Project (P01) applications. The proposed programs may address scientific areas relevant to the NIAID mission including the biology, pathogenesis, and host response to microbes, including HIV; the mechanisms of normal immune function system development and function; and immune dysfunction resulting in autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, allergy, asthma, and transplant rejection; and translational research to develop vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to prevent and treat infectious, immune-mediated, and allergic diseases.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-413.html

NIAID Resource-Related Research Projects (R24)
This FOA, issued by NIAID, invites applications for investigator-initiated Resource-Related Research Projects (R24). The proposed resource must provide a significant benefit to currently funded high priority projects in need of further coordination and support in the areas specified.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-412.html

NEWS

A new policy will eliminate most appendix materials for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH applications submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2017. Find full details on the notice issued HERE.

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Kingdon MJ, Barton S, Eddy J, & Halkitis PN (2016) Facilitators and barriers to HIV status disclosure among HIV-positive MSM age 50 and older. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 20, 41-56. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

University Vision, Design and Capacity (U-VDC) Technical Grant Writing Workshops
September 13-14 - Cloquet, MN
The University Vision, Design and Capacity (U-VDC) technical grant writing workshops, part of the Higher Education Technical Assistance Project initiative, provide university and health professionals with strategies to make grant proposals more competitive. This hands-on, two-day workshop is for junior faculty, staff and college/university health professionals who are interested in community-based participatory research; who are committed to working with underserved populations; and who want to build their institution’s capacity to compete and receive competitive grant awards.
http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=3&lvlid=100

Mentoring the Mentors Workshop for HIV Researchers
January 23-24, 2017 - San Francisco, CA
The annual two-day workshop is an intensive and interactive meeting designed to provide mid-level and senior faculty in HIV research with the tools for more effective mentoring, especially of mentees of diversity (defined mainly as those from underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities).
http://cfar.ucsf.edu/mentoring/events/mentoring-mentors-workshop-hiv-researchers

FELLOWSHIPS

Columbia University is looking for promising pre- and post-doctoral researchers interested in a unique multidisciplinary T32 training program on HIV, criminal justice, and substances abuse. Their mission is to provide training in the prevention, treatment, and care of HIV and drug abuse among individuals in the criminal justice system with a strong emphasis on individuals involved in alternatives to incarceration and community supervision who are affected by health disparities. This is the first NIDA grant multidisciplinary training program that brings together faculty members from the Columbia School of Social Work and the Mailman School of Public Health, who will participate in interdisciplinary mentoring. Find more information on their website HERE, or email cjhdt32@columbia.edu.