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CDUHR Weekly Update - July 8, 2019


Chatty Wednesday Research Forum Series
Psychedelics: Therapeutic Panacea or Drug Substitution?
Caroline Dorsen, PhD, FNP-BC - NYU Meyers
Drug Use Among Construction Trade and Extraction Workers
Danielle Ompad, PhD - NYU GPH
Wednesday, July 10, 12:00-1:30pm
665 Broadway, Floor 11, Room 1111
Lunch will be available
Find more information and register HERE


Columbia Dept of Sociomedical Sciences Webinar
Combating the Opioid Crisis with Audience-Centric Communications Strategies
Sophia Lerdahl - Rescue: The Behavior Change Agency
Tuesday, July 9, 12:00-1:00pm
Find more information HERE

ICAP Grand Grounds Webinar
Elimination of Hepatitis C
David Thomas, MD, MPH - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Tuesday, July 16, 9:00-10:00am
Find more information HERE


NYU Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy Pilot Project
The Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy (COEP) at NYU Langone Health seeks applications for pilot projects that support the linkage of data sources and/or utilize quantitative or qualitative methods to bolster one or more of the Research Areas of Focus. Eligible applicants include junior faculty at the assistant professor level, fellows, and postdocs employed at NYU Langone Health and the broader NYU research community.
More information HERE

APA Dissertation Research Award
The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association sponsors an annual competition for dissertation research funding. The purpose of the Dissertation Research Award program is to assist science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs.


Danie Ompad was quoted in a piece from the Inter Press Service, Are We Fighting a Losing Battle in the War Against Drugs?


Bennett AS, Watford JA, Elliott L, Wolfson-Stofko B, & Guarino H (2019) Military veterans' overdose risk behavior: demographic and biopsychosocial influences. Addictive Behaviors, doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106036. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Kostaki EG, Flampouris A, Karamitros T, Chueca N, Alvarez M, Casas P, Alejos B, Hatzakis A, Garcia F, Paraskevis D, & CoRIS (2019) Spatiotemporal characteristics of the largest HIV-1 CRF02_AG outbreak in Spain: evidence for onward transmissions. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, 370. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Stevens ER, Nucifora KA, Irvine MK, Penrose K, Robertson M, Kulkarni S, Robbins R, Abraham B, Nash D, & Braithwaite RS (2019) Cost-effectiveness of HIV care coordination scale-up among persons at high risk for sub-optimal HIV care outcomes. PLoS One, 14, e0215965. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.


The New York University School of Medicine's Department of Population Health (DPH) is seeking a qualified Senior Research Coordinator or Project Manager (depending on experience) for a study funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS). The goal of the study is to develop and validate a parsimonious tool that can be used to identify ways to improve care and patient outcomes in primary care practices. Find more information HERE.

ICAP at Columbia University is seeking to recruit a Technical Director and Strategic Information Director for the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Project. The PHIA Project involves the design and conduct of large-scale, nationally representative surveys to measure the reach and impact of HIV programs in countries most affected by the epidemic. Find the full listing for the Strategic Information Director position HERE, and find the full listing for the Technical Director HERE.