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CDUHR Weekly Update - October 17, 2016


Methods Core Presentation
An Introduction to R: Get Started and See the Possibilities
Thursday, October 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
Charles Cleland, PhD - CDUHR Research Methods Core & NYU Meyers
NYU Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Avenue, Room 760
Registration information to follow
Find more information HERE.
Be sure to register for the presentation HERE.

Pilot Projects & Mentoring Core Workshop
More Mentoring Needed! Now What?
Wednesday, November 2, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Adina Kalet, MD, MPH - NYU School of Medicine
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Avenue, Room 760
Find more information HERE.
Be sure to register for the presentation HERE.


NYU School of Medicine and NYC Health + Hospitals
Health Disparities Symposium
Tuesday, October 18, 8:15am-3:30pm
Farkas Auditorium, NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue
Find more information and register HERE.

Using Modeling to Inform Public Health Seminar Series
The HIV Care Cascade: Application to a Large Southern Prison System
Tuesday October 18 12-1 pm
David Rosen, PhD, MD - UNC School of Medicine
NYU Translational Research Building, 227 East 30th Street, Room 618
Find more information HERE - lunch will be provided

New York Academy of Sciences Event
Grantsmanship for Students and Postdocs: F30, F31, F32
Wednesday, November 2, 6:00-8:30 pm
Seminar and follow up panel will focus on best practices for effective grant writing, specifically applied to individual pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship applications in the biomedical fields.
Find more information and register HERE.


Pilot Projects & Mentoring Core Director, Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, was recognized by Univision Noticias as a leading example of a successful health professional and how his cultural heritage influences his work. Find the full article HERE.


Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, Feelemyer J, McKnight C, Barnes DM, Tross S, Perlman DC, Campbell A, Cooper H, & Hagan H (2016) From long-term injecting to long-term non-injecting heroin and cocaine use: the persistence of changed drug habits. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 71, 48-53. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Goldsamt LA, Clatts MC, Yu G, Le B, & Colby DJ (2016) Human trafficking and emerging sex risk environments in Vietnam: a preliminary profile of a sex work “shared house”. Journal of Human Trafficking, doi: 10.1080/23322705.2016.1193343. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Simmons J, Rajan S, Goldsamt L, & Elliot L (2016) Implementation of online opioid overdose prevention, recognition and response trainings for professional first responders: year 1 survey results. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 169, 1-4. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Urada LA, Simmons J, Wong B, Tsuyuki K, Condino-Enrera G, Hernandez LI, Simbulan NP, & Raj A (2016) A human rights-focused HIV intervention for sex workers in Metro Manila, Philippines: evaluation of effects in a quantitative pilot study. Int J Public Health, doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0875-z. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


25th Harm Reduction International Conference
May 14-17, 2017 – Montréal, Canada
Abstracts are being accepted through October 21


The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) is currently recruiting a Deputy Director. The Deputy Director, OAR reports to the OAR Director and provides overall day-to-day management of OAR operations and programs, and guides a diverse group of government and contract professionals in the development of a comprehensive HIV/AIDS research program. Find more information HERE.

Applications are now being accepted for the Training Program for Scientists Conducting Research to Reduce HIV/STI Health Disparities (also known as the Visiting Professor Program) at the University of California, San Francisco - Center for AIDS Prevention Studies. The program is designed to assist investigators interested in conducting HIV-related research with ethnic minority communities to strengthen the investigators’ programs of research and obtain NIH funding. Find more information HERE.