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CDUHR Weekly Update - January 4, 2017


AIDS Seminar
Using Microsimulation to Evaluate HIV Prevention and Treatment Strategies that Reduce Disparities and Maximize Impact
January 10, 2017, 10:30-11:30am
Brandon Marshall, PhD - Brown University
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Ave, Room 760

CDUHR Adolescent Research Interest Group Presentation
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience of Adolescent Mental Health and Risk-Taking Behaviors: Implications for Assessment and Intervention
Thursday, February 2, 10:00am-12:00pm
Sarah Feldstein Ewing, PhD - Oregon Health & Science University
Nim Tottenham, PhD - Columbia University
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Ave, Room 760
Registration information to follow


HIV Center Rounds
Pre-exposure Prophylaxis in Women: Challenges and Prospects
Thursday, January 12, 9:30-11:00am
Salim Abdool Karim, MBChB, PhD, DSc - Univ of Kwazulu Natal
Columbia University, NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.


Implementation Science for the Prevention and Treatment of Mental and/or Substance Use Disorders in Low- and Middle-income Countries (U01)
This FOA solicits grant applications to address implementation research questions facing World Bank designated low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and previously designated LMICs re-categorized as high income on or after January 1, 2011, in their efforts to deliver sustainable, evidence-based interventions for the prevention, early intervention, and treatment of mental and/or substance use disorders in women, men, and children.

Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Influences (Admin Supp)
The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) announces the availability of administrative supplements to support research highlighting the impact of sex/gender influences and/or sex and gender factors in human health and illness, including basic, preclinical, clinical and behavioral studies. Foreign components are now allowed for this program announcement.

Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp)
The NIH Office of the Director announces the availability of administrative supplements to expand existing research to focus on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) health. SGM populations include, but are not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and individuals with differences or disorders of sexual development (sometimes referred to as “intersex” or as specific diagnoses).


Manuel JI, Yuan Y, Herman DB, Svikis DS, Nichols O, Palmer E, & Deren S (2017) Barriers and facilitators to successful transition from long-term residential substance abuse treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 74, 16-22. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Quinn K, Boone L, Scheidell JD, Mateu-Gelabert P, McGorray SP, Beharie N, Cottler LB, & Khan MR (2016) The relationships of childhood trauma and adulthood prescription pain reliever misuse and injection drug use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 169, 190-198. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


The Bloomberg Fellows Program is a groundbreaking initiative to provide world-class public health training to individuals engaged with organizations tackling critical challenges facing the United States. Each year, 50 fellows will receive full-tuition scholarships to attain the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School’s Master of Public Health (MPH), and upon graduation will return to their organizations with their new skills. Find more information about this opportunity HERE.

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
February 13-16 – Seattle, WA

Adherence 2017
June 4-6 – Miami, FL
Abstracts are being accepted through February 17, 2017


The department of Community Health and Social Medicine (CHASM) of the City University of New York School of Medicine is hiring faculty and research core team members: