AIDS Seminar
Tuesday, October 10, 10:30-11:30am
Lisa Marsch, PhD - Dartmouth Center for Tech & Behavioral Health
NYU Meyers, 433 First Avenue, Room 760

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


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 (

Center for Strategic & International Studies Webcast
Decades of the Global War on Drugs, Lessons Learned, and America's Opioid Epidemic
Tuesday, September 19, 2:30-4:00pm
Ambassador William Brownfield - Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Find more information HERE.

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.

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.


NIMH Research Education Mentoring Program for HIV/AIDS Researchers (R25)
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIMH R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs and advance the priorities outlined in the OAR Annual Strategic Plan and the research program priorities of the NIMH DAR.

Building Trust and Mutual Respect to Improve Health Care
The 2017 Building Trust and Mutual Respect to Improve Health Care call for proposals (CFP) will fund empirical research studies to help us better understand how to build trust and mutual respect to meet vulnerable patients’ health care needs. Vulnerable populations are defined in a number of different ways, including the economically disadvantaged, diverse racial and ethnic populations, the uninsured, older adults, homeless individuals, and people with complex health and social needs (including people with acute behavioral health needs or multiple chronic conditions).

Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers
The purpose of this initiative is to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.

Exploiting Genomic or Nucleomic Information to Understand HIV Latency in Individuals with Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33)
This initiative will support exploratory projects that exploit HIV or host genomic or nucleomic information to understand HIV latency in individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs).


Aronson ID, Bennett A, Marsch LA, & Bania TC (2017) Mobile technology to increase HIV/HCV testing and overdose prevention/response among people who inject drugs. Frontiers in Public Health, 5, 217. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Gwadz M, Freeman R, Cleland CM, Ritchie AS, Leonard NR, Hughes C, Powlovich J, & Schoenberg J. (2017). Moving from crisis to independence: The characteristics, quality, and impact of specialized settings for runaway and homeless youth. New York, NY: Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Find the full white paper on CDUHR's website HERE.

Naegle M, Mitchell AM, Flinter M, Dunphy L, Vanhook P, & Delaney KR (2017) Opioid misuse epidemic: addressing opioid prescribing and organization initiatives for holistic, safe and compassionate care. Nursing Outlook, 65, 477-479. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Tofighi B, Grazioli F, Bereket S, Grossman E, Aphinyanaphongs Y, & Lee JD (2017) Text message reminders for improving patient appointment adherence in an office-based buprenorphine program: A feasibility study. American Journal on Addictions, 26, 581-586. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


The Strategic Teamwork for Effective Practice-Mentor Development Program (STEP-MDP) is an innovative program for highly motivated and determined staff members. This program is designed to provide staff members with the skills needed to enhance team performance, promote professional growth of staff, and optimize team productivity. Through a series of experiential learning workshops, participants will learn about team communication, getting work done through others, building relationships with institutional units such as the IRB and SPA, and how to be a leader through mentorship and coaching. Find more information about the program HERE, and a flyer can be found HERE.


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced funding for its Health Policy Fellows program. The program seeks outstanding mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and health policy. It requires, at a minimum, a 12-month residential experience in Washington, DC. Fellows meet with leaders of health and health care policy think tanks and interest groups, key executive branch officials responsible for health policy and programs, and members of Congress and their staffs. Find more information HERE.