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CDUHR Weekly Update - October 24, 2016

CDUHR EVENTS

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.

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.

OTHER EVENTS

Population Health Research Seminar
Recent US Trends in Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use, Opioid Use Disorder, and Heroin Use
Wednesday, October 26, 12:00pm
Silvia S. Martins MD, PhD - Columbia University
NYU Translational Research Building, 227 E. 30th Street, Room 120
Lunch will be provided. Find more information HERE.

HIV Center Grand Rounds
The Continuum of Care Among MSM in China: Final Results From the MP3 Study
Thursday, October 27, 9:30-11:00am
Sten Vermund, MD, PhD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Columbia University, NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.

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.

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.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)
The purpose of this FOA is to provide dissertation awards in all areas of research within NIA’s strategic priorities to increase diversity of the scientific research workforce engaged in research on aging and aging-related health conditions.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-025.html

Use of Technology to Enhance Patient Outcomes and Prevent Illness
This FOA seeks clinical research focused on the development and utilization of technologies that can help address patient outcomes. Relevant areas of technology include remote healthcare delivery to patients via telehealth, robotics to enhance medication adherence, on-site (e.g., clinical or home setting) care delivery, mobile heath to increase access and adherence, web-based decision support tools, and others.
(R01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-010.html
(R21) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-009.html

NEWS

The CDC released the latest STD Surveillance Report last week. The report brings dire news, with total cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reaching the highest numbers ever in 2015. Find the report, along with slides and fact sheets, HERE.

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Clatts MC, Goldsamt LA, Giang LM, Quoc Bao L, Yu G, & Colby D (2016) Sexually transmissible infection and HIV prevention and treatment for young male sex workers in Vietnam: findings from the SHEATH intervention. Sexual Health, doi: 10.1071/SH16051. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Edwards ER, Cohen MG, & Wupperman P (2016) Substance-treatment professionals' perceived barriers to incorporating mindfulness into treatment. Substance Use and Misuse, 51, 1930-5. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Goedel WC, Brooks FA, & Duncan DT (2016) Approaches to sampling gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men from geosocial-networking smartphone applications: a methodological note. Social Sciences, 5, 51. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Goedel WC, & Duncan DT (2016) Contextual factors in geosocial-networking smartphone application use and engagement in condomless anal intercourse among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men who use Grindr. Sexual Health, doi: 10.1071/SH16008. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Jordan AE & Perlman DC (2016) The shift in emphasis from risk-based to age-based hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing in the US tends to remove injection drug use from discourse on HCV. Substance Use and Misuse, doi: 10.1080/10826084.2016.1225767. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

CONFERENCES

Population Health Summit IV
Working Across Sectors to Address Social Determinants of Health
December 12 - New York, NY
Abstracts are being accepted through October 31
http://nyam.org/events/event/population-health-summit-iv-working-across-...