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CDUHR Weekly Update - November 7, 2016


AIDS Seminar
Conceptualizing Care Continua: Lessons from HIV, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis -- Implications for the Development of Improved Care and Prevention Continua
Tuesday, November 8, 10:30-11:30am
David Perlman, MD - Mount Sinai Health System
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Ave, Room 760
Find More information HERE.

Pilot Projects and Mentoring Core Workshop
Developing Individual Career Development Plans: What Are They and Why They Matter!
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 2:00-3:30pm
Location: 433 First Avenue, Room 760
Find more information HERE, and register HERE.


HIV Center Rounds
Context Matters: Addressing Community Social Environments to Improve HIV Prevention and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa
Thursday, November 10, 9:30-11:00am
Sheri Lippman, PhD, MPH - UCSF
Comumbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.

Dept of Population Health Epidemiology Seminar Series
Outcomes Research for Infectious Disease- Exploring the Insidious Effects on Population Health
Monday, November 14, 4:00-5:30pm
Mark Miller, MD - National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center
NYU Translational Research Building, 227 E. 30th Street, Room 120
Find more information HERE.

Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program Workshop
Propensity Scores: A Primer on Causal Inference
Tuesday, November 15, 9:00-10:30am
Keith Goldfeld, DrPH - NYU Dept of Population Health
NYU Translational Research Building, 227 E. 30th Street, Room 618
Find more information HERE, RSVP to
Breakfast will be provided.


Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01)
The purpose of this FOA is to support innovative research to understand uniquely associated factors (biological, behavioral, sociocultural, and environmental) that contribute to health disparities or health advantages among U.S. immigrant populations.

Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions among Immigrant Populations (R01)
The purpose of this FOA is to support innovative research to develop and implement effective interventions to address health disparities among U.S. immigrant populations.

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)
The purpose of the IRSDA is to provide support and protected time (three to five years) to advanced postdoctoral U.S. research scientists and recently-appointed US junior faculty (applicants must be at least two years beyond conferral of doctoral degree) for an intensive, mentored research career development experience in a low- or middle-income country (LMIC), as defined by the World Bank leading to an independently-funded research career focused on global health.

Phylodynamic Tracking of HIV Transmission (R01)
The purpose of this FOA is to support interdisciplinary research collaborations to study and optimize approaches using phylodynamic analyses of HIV genotyping databases to monitor HIV transmission networks in near real-time.


Tofighi B, Campbell AN, Pavlicova M, Hu MC, Lee JD, & Nunes EV (2016) Recent internet use and associations with clinical outcomes among patients entering addiction treatment involved in a web-delivered psychosocial intervention study. Journal of Urban Health, 93, 871-883. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


ICAP is now accepting applications for the 2017 Global HIV Implementation Science Research Training Fellowship. With support from the NIH (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), ICAP has established the Global HIV Implementation Science Research Training Fellowship to prepare pre- and post-doctoral individuals for careers as independently-funded researchers and for leadership in global HIV implementation research. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2016. Find more information HERE.

The NIH is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Office of AIDS Research (OAR). Find more information HERE.


Vincent Guilamo-Ramos was quoted in the Planned Parenthood press release about findings from his project presented at APHA last week.

Brett Wolfson-Stofko's work was featured in Science Daily (among other media outlets) about his most recent article in the International Journal of Drug Policy.