CDUHR EVENTS

Methods Core Presentation
What is Happening with My Research Project Right Now? Tools for Building and Sharing Dynamic Reports from Web-Based Data Collection
Tuesday, March 27, 10:00-11:00am
Charles Cleland, PhD - NYU Meyers
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, Room 760
Find more information HERE.

AIDS Seminar
Challenges of HIV and HCV Prevention and Care for PWID in Rural Areas
Tuesday, April 10, 10:00-11:00am
Kimberly Page, PhD, MPH - Univ of New Mexico
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, 11th Floor Conference Room
Find more information HERE.

OTHER EVENTS

HIV Center Rounds
Contextual Influences on Risk Behavior at Group Sex Venues in NYC
Etienne Meunier, PhD - Columbia University
Understanding Transgender Women's Barriers and Facilitators to Existing and Future Biomedical HIV Prevention
Christine Rael, PhD - NY State Psychiatric Institute
Thursday, April 5, 9:30-11:00am
NY State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.

NEWS

We are pleased to announce that Lloyd Goldsamt has joined the Dissemination & Implementation Core as an Associate Director. Lloyd is a Senior Research Scientist at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. He has conducted NIH-funded research and community-based evaluations for the past 20 years. His primary research area is HIV and STI prevention among high-risk youth populations, including men who have sex with men, male sex workers, and injection drug users. His evaluation work focuses on substance use and criminal justice programs, including treatment agencies and drug courts. Lloyd will serve as a key resource for CDUHR-affiliated investigators who wish to conduct evaluation research. He can be reached at lg54@nyu.edu.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Research Grants for the Primary or Secondary Prevention of Opioid Overdose (R01)
The CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will help expand and advance our understanding about what works to prevent overdose from prescription and illicit opioids by developing and piloting, or rigorously evaluating novel primary or secondary prevention interventions.
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=299896

Implementing Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in Healthcare Systems Providing Women's Health Services
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to reduce risky alcohol use among women of childbearing age through system-level implementation of alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) in health systems providing women's health services.
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301773

Reissued NIH Funding Opportunities

Advancing Exceptional Research on HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-18-022.html

Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-713.html

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Des Jarlais D, Khue PM, Feelemyer J, Arasteh K, Thi Huong D, Thi Hai Oanh K, Thi Giang H, Thi Tuyet Thanh N, Vinh VH, Heckathorn DD, Moles JP, Vallo R, Quillet C, Rapoud D, Michel L, Laureillard D, Hammett T, & Nagot N (2018) Using dual capture/recapture studies to estimate the population size of persons who inject drugs (PWID) in the city of Hai Phong, Vietnam. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 185, 106-111. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Guilamo-Ramos V, Bowman AS, Santa Maria D, Kabemba F, & Geronimo Y (2018) Addressing a critical gap in U.S. national teen pregnancy prevention programs: the acceptability and feasibility of father-based sexual and reproductive health interventions for Latino adolescent males. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62, S81-S86. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Han BH, Masukawa K, Rosenbloom D, Kuerbis A, Helmuth E, Liao DH, & Moore AA (2018) Use of web-based screening and brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use by older adults. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 86, 70-77. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Uusküla A, Raag M, Vorobjov S, & Des Jarlais D (2018) Another frontier for harm reduction: contraceptive needs of females who inject drugs in Estonia, a cross-sectional study. Harm Reduction Journal, 15, 10. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

CONFERENCES/TRAININGS

Health And... Conference
Data Science and Public Action
May 21 - New York, NY
https://med.nyu.edu/pophealth/health-and-conference/2018-agenda

4th International ASSHH Conference
Intensifying the Social in the Biomedical Era
July 21-23 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
https://www.asshh2018.org/

International AIDS Conference
Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges
July 23-27 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
http://www.aids2018.org/

CONFERENCES/TRAININGS

The Spatial Epidemiology Lab at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health, led by Dr. Dustin Duncan, is hiring a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The selected postdoctoral fellow will assist with oversight and management of existing grant projects (including a CDC-funded project focused on understanding the role of neighborhoods and networks in relation to HIV prevention and care behaviors among Black MSM in New Orleans, LA and Jackson, MS), supervision of staff, and data analyses and manuscript writing. Find the full posting HERE.