Unfortunately, this month's AIDS Seminar is going to be rescheduled due to weather conditions from Hurricane Irma
AIDS Seminar

Large Community Outbreak of HIV-1 infection Linked to Injection Drug Use of Oxymorphone - Indiana, 2015
Tuesday, September 12, 10:30-11:30am
Dita Broz, PhD, MPH - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NYU Meyers, 433 First Avenue, Room 760
Find more information HERE.


HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy Webinar
National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Priority Populations
Thursday, September 14, 3:00-4:30pm
Find more information and register for the webinar HERE.

New York Academy of Medicine
Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstration in New York City
Thursday, September 14, 6:00-7:30pm
NYAM, 1216 Fifth Avenue
Find more information at register for the event HERE.

ICAP Grand Rounds Webinar
Male Engagement in HIV Services
Tuesday, September 19, 9:00am
Ruanne Barnabas, DPhil, MSc & Monisha Sharma, MPH - Univ of Washington
Log-in for the webinar HERE.

Weill Cornell Medicine Grand Rounds
The Economics of Continuing Care for Substance Use Disorders
Tuesday, September 19, 12:00-1:00pm
Kathryn E McCollister, PhD - Univ of Miami & CHERISH Methodology Core
Find more information HERE, or contact Maritza Montalvo (

New York Academy of Sciences
Long Acting HIV Prevention Methods
Friday, September 22, 9:00am-5:00pm
Find more information and register for the event HERE.

Legacy Project Webinar
HIV in the Latinx Community - Part II
Tuesday, September 26, 9:00-10:00am
Find more information and register for the webinar HERE.

NYPL Author Event
The Sea is Quiet Tonight by Michael H. Ward
Tuesday, September 26, 6:00pm
Michael Ward returns to the early years of the AIDS epidemic in his memoir, when so little was known and so few who were diagnosed survived.
Jefferson Market Library, First Floor
Find more information HERE.


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Learning Health Systems Mentored Career Development Program (K12)
AHRQ, in partnership with PCORI, invites applications for funding to support institutional career development awards designed to train clinician and research scientists to conduct PCOR research within learning health systems (LHS) focused on generation, adoption, and application of evidence in order to improve the quality and safety of care.

Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) calls for research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, including both youth and adults who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other.


Under new NIH policy, as of October 1, 2017, NIH funded researchers will no longer have to request a Certificate of Confidentiality (CoC), nor will they receive an actual certificate. The CoC will be issued automatically to NIH funded grants, cooperative agreements, contracts and intramural research projects research funded wholly or in part by the NIH that collects or uses identifiable, sensitive information. Compliance with the requirements of the law will become a term and condition of award. All research that was commenced or ongoing on or after December 13, 2016, and is within the scope of this policy, is issued a Certificate through this policy. Find the policy notice HERE.


Cleland CM, Lanza ST, Vasilenko SA, & Gwadz M (2017) Syndemic risk classes and substance use problems among adults in high-risk urban areas: a latent class analysis. Frontiers in Public Health, 5, 237. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Ruggles KV, Patel AR, Schensul S, Schensul J, Nucifora K, Zhou Q, Bryant K, & Braithwaite RS (2017) Betting on the fastest horse: using computer simulation to design a combination HIV intervention for future projects in Maharashtra, India. PLoS One, 12, e0184179. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

VanDevanter N, Katigbak C, Naegle M, Zhou S, Sherman S, & Weitzman M (2017) Nursing education to reduce use of tobacco and alternative tobacco products: change is imperative. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, doi: 10.1177/1078390317711252. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


Third Annual Health Disparities Symposium
Pursuing Health Equity in an Uncertain Time
October 12 - New York, NY
Find more information and register HERE.