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CDUHR Weekly Update - June 24, 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


HIV Center Rounds
Does Treatment as Prevention Really Work? An Interpretation of HPTN 071 (PopART), BCPP/Ya Tsie, SEARCH, and TasP/ANRS
Sten H Vermund, MD, PhD - Yale School of Public Health
Thursday, June 27, 9:30-11:00am
NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Room 6602
Find more information HERE

DPA & SUNY Stonybrook Drug Researchers' Roundtable
Capitalist Crises, the Politics of Class Hegemony, and the Opioid Epidemic
Sam Friedman, PhD - NYU School of Medicine
Thursday, June 27, 4:30-6:00pm
131 W 33rd Street, 15th Floor
Find more information and register HERE


Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for U.S. and Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) HIV Malignancy Research Networks (U54)
The National Cancer Institute intends to publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications from eligible institutions of higher educations for specialized centers to conduct research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) with a significant burden of HIV-associated cancers.


Dustin Duncan and Denton Callander are guest editors for an upcoming special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, "The Social Epidemiology of Sexual Health." They are looking for manuscript submissions of innovative studies on the social epidemiology of sexual health, including how behavioral (e.g., condom use), physical (e.g., HIV/STI rates), and emotional components relate to a range of social dimensions (e.g., discrimination, work context, and neighborhood environments). Find more information on the publisher's website HERE.


Bond KT & Ramos SR (2019) Utilization of an animated electronic health video to increase knowledge of post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV among African American women: nationwide cross-sectional survey. JMIR Formative Research, 3, e9995. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Cantrell J, Huang J, Greenberg MS, Xiao H, Hair EC, & Vallone D (2019) Impact of e-cigarette and cigarette prices on youth and young adult e-cigarette and cigarette behaviour: evidence from a national longitudinal cohort. Tobacco Control, doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054764. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Cardozo RA, Feinberg A, Tovar A, Vilcassim MJR, Shelley D, Elbel B, Kaplan S, Wyka K, Rule AM, Gordon T, & Thorpe LE (2019) A protocol for measuring the impact of a smoke-free housing policy on indoor tobacco smoke exposure. BMC Public Health, 19, 666. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Gelpi-Acosta C, Guarino H, Benoit E, Deren S, Pouget ER, & Rodriguez A (2019) Injection risk norms and practices among migrant Puerto Rican people who inject drugs in New York City: the limits of acculturation theory. International Journal of Drug Policy, doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.03.016. 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


The NYU Behavioral Sciences Training in Drug Abuse Research (BST) program has a few upcoming post-doctoral openings. Although the BST program is housed at NYU, the fellowships are open to students from other universities. Find the full announcement HERE.