CDUHR EVENTS

AIDS Seminar
Qualitative and Mixed Methods in Implementation Science: Finding the Right Balance
Tuesday, February 13, 10:30-11:30am
Deborah Padgett, PhD, MPH - NYU Silver
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, Room 202
Find more information HERE.

OTHER EVENTS

NYU Meyers Pless Talk Lunch Series
Getting SMART About Adaptive Interventions in Youth Mental Health
Thursday, February 8, 11:15am–12:30pm
Daniel Almirall, PhD - University of Michigan
Lunch will be provided at 11:15am
Please email nursing.pless@nyu.edu to RSVP by January 30

NIH Webinar Series
Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Designs for Disease Prevention Research
Thursday, February 8, 12:00-1:00pm
Monica Taljaard, PhD - University of Ottawa
Find more information and register for the webinar HERE.

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.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Mechanistic Investigations of Psychosocial Stress Effects on Opioid Use Patterns (Clinical Trial Optional)
This FOA invites innovative research to characterize the consequences of psychosocial stress on affective/cognitive functioning and/or pain processing as it relates to opioid use disorder (OUD).
(R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-18-624.html
(R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-18-625.html

NIDA Small Research Grant Program (R03 Clinical Trial Required)
The NIDA Small Research Grant Program supports small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. This program supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-626.html

NIDA Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15 Clinical Trial Required)
The purpose of the NIDA Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support.
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-627.html

Improving Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening and Treatment among People Living with or at Risk for HIV
The purpose of this project is to support a single organization that will work collaboratively with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) staff to promote clinical service and system-level interventions leading to an increase and/or improvements in the screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among low-income people living with HIV (PLWH) or at risk for HIV who are served by HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) and/or Health Center Program.
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=300379

REISSUED NIH FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Women & Sex/Gender Differences in Drug and Alcohol Abuse/Dependence (Clinical Trial Optional)
(R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-603.html
(R03) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-601.html
(R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-602.html

Coordination Center for Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-19-001.html

Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-19-002.html

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Population, Clinical and Applied Prevention Research (Clinical Trial Optional)
(R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-612.html
(R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-611.html

Research to Support the Reduction and Elimination of Mental Health Disparities (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-621.html

Understanding Processes of Recovery in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-620.html

NEWS

Congratulations to Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, who recently received a new grant from MAC AIDS Fund for a project to increase HIV testing rates and HIV prevention behaviors among sex workers in Sosúa, Dominican Republic. Find out more about this project in the press release from NYU Silver HERE.

Are you interested in measuring value in healthcare? Do you want to launch or enhance your research career? The Comparative Effectiveness and Implementation Research Training Program at NYU School of Medicine provides training and hands on experience at the master’s, advanced certificate, and individual course level in the field of comparative effectiveness research and implementation science—with new courses launching in 2018. To learn more please visit their website or contact CEIRT program coordinator ann.rounds@nyumc.org. Also, RSVP for the info session on February 6, 9:00am, HERE.

This Wednesday, February 7, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (#NBHAAD). NBHAAD is recognized each year as a way to raise awareness of the disproportionate impact of HIV that continues to affect Black Americans. Last week, in coordination with NBHAAD, the MMWR included a report of interest, Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Sustained Viral Suppression and Transmission Risk Potential Among Persons Receiving HIV Care — United States, 2014.

CONFERENCES/TRAININGS

New York City Epidemiology Forum (NYCEF) Annual Conference
February 16, 2018 - Newark, NJ
Registration is open through February 14
No registration fee will be charged
http://nycef.org

Hepatitis C Clinical Provider Training
Live Webinar Training Series
March 22 - May 29
Developed by the Empire Liver Foundation in collaboration with the NYC Health Department, this training series is designed to prepare clinical providers to provide hepatitis C care and treatment. Find more information and register HERE.

EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR CORNER

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand junior researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. The program funds research that increases understanding in their two areas of focus: (1) programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes, and (2) strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth. Find more information HERE.