CDUHR EVENTS

CDUHR's 20th Anniversary Conference
The Opioid Crisis as a Threat to Ending HIV: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Prevention and Treatment
Wednesday, March 21, 8:30am-2:00pm
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South
Find more information and RSVP HERE.

Methods Core Presentation
What is Happening with My Research Project Right Now? Tools for Building and Sharing Dynamic Reports from Web-Based Data Collection
Tuesday, March 27, 10:00-11:00am
Charles Cleland, PhD - NYU Meyers
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, Room 760
Find more information HERE.

OTHER EVENTS

5th Annual Conference on HIV & Aging
The Shifting Care Needs of the Older Adult Aging with HIV
Monday, March 12, 8:30am-4:00pm
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South
Registration is free but required; nursing CE credits provided
Presented by ACRIA, The Hartford Institute, and CDUHR
Find more information HERE.

HIV Center Rounds
HIV and Mental Health: the Reality, the Challenges, and Promising Solutions
Thursday, March 15, 9:30-11:00am
Robert Remien, PhD - NY State Psychiatric Institute
NY State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.

CDUHR IMPLEMENTATION BRIEF

We have recently published our latest Research for Implementation Brief, Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. It provides an overview of medication-assisted treatment, evidence for effectiveness, the known barriers to implementing MAT, and recommendations for service providers in the field. Find the Brief HERE.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

NIAID Physician-Scientist Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00 Clinical Trial Required)
The purpose of the NIAID Physician-Scientist Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) program is to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented independent physician-scientists. This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions.
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-679.html

REISSUED NIH FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (Clinical Trial Optional)
(R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-675.html
(R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-674.html

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Nielson EM, May DG, Forcehimes AA, & Bogenschutz MP (2018) The psychedelic debriefing in alcohol dependence treatment: illustrating key change phenomena through qualitative content analysis of clinical sessions. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 9, 132. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Schackman BR, Gutkind S, Morgan JR, Leff JA, Behrends CN, Delucchi KL, McKnight C, Perlman DC, Masson CL, & Linas BP (2018) Cost-effectiveness of hepatitis C screening and treatment linkage intervention in US methadone maintenance treatment programs. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.11.031. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR CORNER

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of New York University is pleased to announce the availability of funding through their training program for predoctoral and early-stage postdoctoral scholars conducting research in the area of clinical or translational research. Currently there is one slot for a predoctoral scholar and one slot for an early-stage postdoctoral scholar. Trainees from any unit or school in the University, or with appointments at CTSI-affiliated NYC Health and Hospitals institutions, are eligible to apply. Find more information HERE.

CONFERENCES/TRAININGS

Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia University (EPIC)
June 1-30 - New York, NY
EPIC offers condensed summer courses on a wide range of epidemiological topics for anyone interested in public health; applications for scholarships are being accepted through March 12.
Find more information HERE.