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.


ICAP Grand Rounds Webinar
ICAP at CROI: Selected ICAP Featured Presentations
Tuesday, March 27, 9:00-10:00am
Find more information HERE.

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.

Drug Policy Alliance Event
Media Training for Academics & Researchers
Friday, April 27, 1:30-5:30pm
131 West 33rd St, 15th Floor
Find more information HERE or contact Alexandrea Hatcher (


Coordinating Center to Support NIDA Rural Opioid HIV and Comorbidity Initiative (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The purpose of this FOA is to fund a single interdisciplinary Coordinating Center to formalize and centralize support of the rural opioid initiative administered by NIDA and co-funded by CDC, SAMHSA, and ARC.

Impact Grants: Gaining Insights from the Clinic
The goal of this request for proposals is to generate practical, implementable information that will facilitate the design and interpretation of broadly generalizable HIV cure clinical research.

Reissued NIH Funding Opportunities

Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (D43 Clinical Trial Optional)

Research to Address the Opioid Crisis

Carlos Blanco, Director of DESPR, sent an email recently emphasizing NIH and NIDA's efforts toward resolving the national public health crisis resulting from misuse and addiction to opioids. He highly recommends anyone interested in announcements geared toward these efforts contact program staff to discuss research ideas and interests in advance of submitting an application. Find all current NIDA program announcements HERE.


Bell A, Bennett AS, Jones TS, Doe-Simkins M, & Williams LD (2018) Amount of naloxone used to reverse opioid overdoses outside of medical practice in a city with increasing illicitly manufactured fentanyl in illicit drug supply. Substance Abuse, doi: 10.1080/08897077.2018.1449053. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


The 13th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit
Nothing Without Us: HIV and Social Justice
May 7 - New York, NY

Regional Workshop for Students and Early Investigators in Sexual & Gender Minority Health Research
May 12 - Boston, MA
The goals of the workshop are to: increase knowledge about NIH structure and grant processes; develop mentoring relationships within the extramural community in the New England area; and enhance capacity in SGM health research.

2018 New York City Viral Hepatitis Research Symposium
May 24 - New York, NY
Abstracts are being accepted through March 29

North American Housing and HIV Research Summit IX
Structural Interventions and Ending the Epidemic
August 1-3 - Washington, DC

Intensive Course in Fundamentals of Implementation Science in Global Health
August 27-31 - Seattle, WA
One to two-week intensive course – with an intensive didactic week, and an optional second week of mentored protocol development – that provides course participants with an introduction to the emerging field of Implementation Science.