AIDS Seminar
Transforming Addiction Treatment via Digital Technology
Tuesday, October 10, 10:30-11:30am
Lisa Marsch, PhD - Dartmouth Center for Tech & Behavioral Health
NYU Meyers, 433 First Avenue, Room 760
Find more information HERE.

Methods Core Workshop
Hands-On Practice with R
Thursday, October 26, 10:00am-12:00pm
Charles Cleland, PhD - NYU Meyers
This workshop is currently at capacity, please email if you would like to be placed on the waitlist.

Mini-Conference on Social Networks
Thursday, December 7
Stay tuned for more information


HIV Center Rounds
Meeting the Challenges in the US South: Ending HIV in Alabama Through UAB CFAR, Community, and Consumer Collaboration
Thursday, October 12, 9:30-11:00am
Michael Mugavero, MD, MHSc Univ of Alabama at Birmingham
NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.

NYU Langone Health Dept of Population Health Seminar
Responding to the Rapidly Evolving Opioid Overdose Crisis: Insights from Rhode Island
Thursday, October 12, 12:00-1:00pm
Brandon Marshall, PhD - Brown University
Find more information HERE.

NIH Webinar
Single IRB & Exceptions Process
Wednesday, October 18, 2:00-3:30pm
Find more information and register for the webinar HERE.

NYU Meyers Pless Talk Lunch Series
Third Generation Tailored Behavior Change Interventions
Thursday, October 19, 11:15am-12:30pm
Ken Resnicow, PhD - Univ of Michigan School of Public Health
NYU Meyers, 433 First Avenue, Room 760
Lunch will be available, RSVP by Friday to

New York Academy of Sciences Event
Engaging with the Public: Why Scientists Need to Communicate Their Work
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6:00-9:00pm
Find more information and register for the event HERE.

Book Launch & Panel Discussion
Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness
Friday, December 1, 7:00pm
Trevor Hoppe, PhD, MPH - University at Albany, SUNY
Bluestockings, 172 Allen Street
Find more information HERE.


Women's HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (WHCS) (R01)
The purpose of this FOA is to address critical scientific questions on the clinical course of HIV infection and treatment in a large cohort of HIV-positive young women of reproductive age. This new research study will help to define and understand clinical outcomes over the course of young women's reproductive lives, including a focus on the effects of HIV and antiretroviral treatment during pregnancies and post-partum periods.


Reminder: The NIH Loan Repayment Programs application cycle is open until November 15. This is an excellent opportunity to receive up to $70,000 of qualified educational debt repayment with a two-year contract. Find more information HERE.


Chaix B, Duncan D, Vallee J, Vernez-Moudon A, Benmarhnia T, & Kestens Y (2017) The "Residential" Effect Fallacy in Neighborhood and Health Studies: Formal Definition, Empirical Identification, and Correction. Epidemiology, 28, 789-797. Find the article on the publisher's website HERE.

Goedel WC, Hickson DA, & Duncan DT (2017) Identification and involvement with the gay community among men who have sex with men in Atlanta who use geosocial-networking smartphone applications. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 21, 248-255. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Palamar JJ, Mauro PM, Han BH, & Martins SS (2017) Shifting characteristics of ecstasy users ages 12-34 in the United States, 2007-2014. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.09.011. Find the article on the publisher's website HERE.


The HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) at Fordham University has issued a call for applications for the 2018 Institute. The RETI provides early career investigators in the social, behavioral, medical, and public health fields with an opportunity to gain research ethics training. A major function of the RETI is also to conduct institute-funded research on ethical issues in HIV and drug use research. Find out more information about this opportunity HERE.