CDUHR EVENTS

AIDS Seminar
Large Community Outbreak of HIV-1 Infection Linked to Injection Drug Use of Oxymorphone - Indiana, 2015
Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10:30-11:30am
Dita Broz, PhD - CDC
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, Conference Room 760
Find more information HERE.

NEWS

The NIH Office of Disease Prevention recently drafted an updated Strategic Plan for 2019-2023. They are seeking public comment on the plan through January 22, 2018. Find details of the proposed plan and provide your response HERE.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Increasing Enrollment in Care and Reducing Time Between Testing and Treatment Among Black and Latino MSM
The goal of this CDC demonstration project is to reduce time between community-based testing and linkage to HIV care, treatment, and effective biomedical HIV prevention among black and Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men who receive HIV testing services through community-based programs.
CDC-RFA-PS18-1810

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Hughes B, Wiessing L, Des Jarlais D, & Griffiths P (2017) Could cannabis liberalisation lead to wider changes in drug policies and outcomes? International Journal on Drug Policy, doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.10.004. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Inwani I, Chhun N, Agot K, Cleland CM, Buttolph J, Thirumurthy H, & Kurth AE (2017) High-yield HIV testing, facilitated linkage to care, and prevention for female youth in Kenya (GIRLS study): implementation science protocol for a priority population. JMIR Research Protocols, 6, e179. Find the full article on the publisher's website HERE.

Toro-Tobón D, Berbesi-Fernandez D, Mateu-Gelabert P, Segura-Cardona ÁM, & Montoya-Vélez LP (2017) Drug dealing and drug using behaviors among people who inject drugs in Colombia: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Substance Use, 22, 630-636. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

CONFERENCES/TRAININGS

New York City Epidemiology Forum (NYCEF) Annual Conference
February 16, 2018 - Newark, NJ
Abstracts are being accepted through December 22
No registration fee will be charged
http://nycef.org

Adherence 2018 (13th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence)
June 8-10, 2018 - Miami, FL
Abstracts are being accepted through February 23, 2018
https://www.xcdsystem.com/adherence/index.cfm

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
November 10-14, 2018 - San Diego, CA
Abstracts are being accepted through February 20-14 (based on section)
https://apha.confex.com/apha/2018/oasys.epl