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CDUHR Weekly Update - July 22, 2019


AIDS Seminar
Victoria Frye, DrPH - CUNY
Tuesday, September 10, 10:30-11:30am
715 Broadway, Floor 12, Room 1221
More information to follow


NYU Sept of Biostatistics Presentation
Selective Inference: The Silent Killer of Replicability
Yoav Benjamini, PhD - Tel Aviv University
Tuesday, July 23, 4:00-5:00pm
715 Broadway, 12th Floor, Room 1221
Find more information and RSVP HERE

Drug Policy Alliance
Screening of Liquid Handcuffs: A Documentary to Free Methadone
Thursday, July 25, 3:30-5:30pm
131 W 33rd Street, 15th Floor
Find more information and register HERE

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Webinar: Syringe Service Programs -- A Critical Public Health Intervention
Brett Giroir, MD - DHHS & Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH - CDC
Tuesday, July 30, 2:00-3:00pm
Find more information and register HERE

Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination Webinar
U=U & HIV Clinical Trials Research
Carl Dieffenbach, PhD - NIAID & Bruce Richman, JD, EdM - Prevention Access Campaign
Thursday, August 22, 1:00-2:00pm
Find more information and register HERE

2019 Opioid Symposium
Friday, September 20, 8:30am-3:30pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave
Find more information HERE


Notice of NIDA Participation in PAR-18-901, "Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan: Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN) (D43 Clinical Trial Optional)"
Research priority areas have been identified that are international in scope, are associated with substantial detrimental health consequences, and for which international collaborative research may provide a unique opportunity to expand our knowledge and ability to effectively respond.

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Reissue NIDA Program Project Grant Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional)
This Notice encourages investigators with expertise and insights into the science of substance abuse and addiction to begin to consider applying for this new FOA. In addition, collaborative investigations combining expertise in neuroscience, genetics, epigenetic, development, epidemiology, pharmacology, bioinformatics, toxicology and other fields relevant to addiction and substance use disorders will be encouraged and these investigators should also begin considering applying for this application.

Broad PCORI Funding Announcements - Cycle 3 2019
Call for proposals through Broad funding announcements under their National Priorities for Research and Methods program. They are seeking proposals on addressing disparities, assessment of prevention, diagnosis and treatment options, improving healthcare systems, and communication and dissemination research.

WT Grant Foundation Research Grants on Reducing Inequality
WT Grant Foundation supports research to build, test, and increase understanding of approaches to reducing inequality in youth outcomes, especially on the basis of race, ethnicity, economic standing, language minority status, or immigrant origins. They are interested in research on programs, policies, and practices to reduce inequality in academic, social, behavioral, and economic outcomes.

WT Grant Foundation Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence
WT Grant Foundation supports research to identify, build, and test strategies to ensure that research evidence is used in ways that benefit youth. They are particularly interested in research on improving the use of research evidence by state and local decision makers, mid-level managers, and intermediaries.


The latest report from UNAIDS was released last week. A key finding from the report: "in 2018, more than half of all new HIV infections were among key populations—sex workers, people who use drugs, gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender people and prisoners—and their partners." Find the full report HERE.


Coverage in NIDANotes of Benjamin Han's and Joseph Palamar's article on increased mariijuana use among middle-aged and older adults, Drug Use and Its Consequences Increase Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults.


Danan ER, Sherman SE, Clothier BA, Burgess DJ, Pinsker EA, Joseph AM, Noorbaloochi S, & Fu SS (2019) Smoking cessation among female and male veterans before and after a randomized trial of proactive outreach. Women's Health Issues, 29 Suppl 1, S15-S23. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Dembo R, Faber J, Cristiano J, Wareham J, Krupa J, Schmeidler J, Terminello A, & DiClemente RJ (2019) Individual- and community-level factors in the STD status of justice-involved youth: multi-group, exploratory two-level analysis. Archives of Sexual Behavior, doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1387-0. Find the article on the publisher's website HERE.

Dorsen C, & Caceres B (2019) Guest Editorial: We have to talk about Stonewall. Advances in Nursing Science, 42, 87-88. Find the full, open access editorial on the publisher's website HERE.

Gardenier D, Woody A, Amory C, & Weiss JJ (2019) Interprofessional team-based approach to patients with chronic hepatitis C and personality disorder: three case studies. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 33, 352-357. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


Lisbon Addictions 2019
October 23-25, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal
Regular registration ends June 30

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health
November 2-6 - Philadelphia, PA


NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors) is seeking a Senior Manager, Drug User Health to expand their capacity to provide technical/capacity building assistance with state/territorial/jurisdictional health department drug user health efforts and community based SSPs and harm reduction programs. Find the full announcement HERE.