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CDUHR Weekly Update - September 19, 2016

CDUHR EVENTS

AIDS Seminar
It’s All in the Mix: How Mixed Methods Enhance (and Complicate) HIV Prevention Research
Tuesday, October 11, 10:30-11:30am
Lisa Bowleg, PhD - George Washington University
NYU Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Ave, Room 760
Find more information HERE.

OTHER EVENTS

ICAP Grand Rounds Webinar
Making Viral Load Routine: A Focus on Programmatic Strategies
Tuesday, September 20, 9:00am
Helen Bygrave, MBChB - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Find more information and register for the webinar HERE.

CHEST 20th Anniversary Symposium
Past, Present and Future of HIV Research to Policy
Tuesday, September 27, 1:00-6:00pm
The symposium will focus on the research-policy-practice connections related to HIV/AIDS and LGBT health, and will be divided into three sections. PAST: Re-examining policy-influencing studies from CHEST's 20-year history.
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College
47-49 East 65th Street, New York
Find more information HERE.
The event is free but registration is required and limited - register HERE.

NYU Health Sciences Library
2nd Data Visualization Clinic
Friday, September 30, 10:00-11:30am
The clinic is space for anyone with a visualization to come and present their work and receive constructive feedback from NYU Langone data visualization enthusiasts.
Find more information and register 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.

The Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV and HIV (CHERISH) is offering a unique introductory training in economic evaluation, Introduction to Economic Evaluation in Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV Treatments. The training will be held over 2 full days on December 1-2 at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and will give attendees an introduction to economic evaluation methods, including decision analysis, cost-effective analysis, QALYs, and computer simulation modeling. There is no cost to attend the course but space is limited. An optional 1-day TreeAge software training course is being offered on December 3 with a subsidized fee for those who attend our course.

The course is geared for investigators and trainees in substance use, HCV, or HIV who may not have any background in economic evaluation but are interested in adding these skills and using them in their research. Trainees, junior researchers, and senior faculty are welcome. More information can be found on the flyer HERE and on the CHERISH website HERE.

If you have any questions, please contact CHERISH Pilot Grant and Training Core Director Brandon Aden, MD, MPH, at Brandon.Aden@CHERISHresearch.org.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Encouraging Appropriate Care Using Behavioral Economics through Electronic Health Records (R21/R33)
The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications proposing to apply behavioral economics principles to build interventions into electronic health records (EHRs) for the purpose of improving physician compliance with recommended treatment guidelines, thereby improving quality of care, health outcomes and reducing health disparities.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-013.html

NIAID Career Transition Award (K22)
The purpose of the NIAID Career Transition Award (CTA) program is to assist postdoctoral fellows' transition to positions of assistant professor or equivalent and initiate a successful biomedical career as an independent research scientist.
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-434.html

The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute has announced a funding opportunity for organizations located throughout New York State to receive support for one-year HIV/AIDS research and evaluation projects that bring new understanding to the strategies, projects, and approaches described in the Ending the Epidemic Blueprint.

It is anticipated that available funding will support approximately five contracts at approximately $30,000 each. Funding is subject to availability and awarded without assurance of continued or subsequent funding. Funding for this project is contingent on the availability of State funds and the number of eligible organizations that respond to the advertisement. Note: The deadline for submission is 10/18/16. You must first register HERE.

Find more information about this opportunity on the official Solicitation of Interest (SOI), Project Checklist, and Project Form.

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, McKnight C, Feelemyer J, Campbell AN, Tross S, Cooper HL, Hagan H, & Perlman DC (2016) What happened to the HIV epidemic among non-injecting drug users in New York City? Addiction, doi: 10.1111/add.13601. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

NIH is currently recruiting for a senior scientific executive position in the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR): Director for the Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences (DABP). Close date is Wednesday, September 21. Find the full notice HERE.

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is doing a broad search for a Director of the Viral Hepatitis Program. Find the full position description and apply HERE.

Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) at Duke University School of Medicine is currently recruiting a Chief Administration Officer. The candidate would provide overall administrative leadership and financial oversight of the daily operations and planning for the Duke Human Vaccine Institute including Finance, Facilities, Communications, Program Management, Human Resources, Safety & Security, Intellectual Property, and Information Technology. Find full details on Duke's HR site HERE, entering the requisition number: 401146916.

CONFERENCES

9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
Mapping the Complexity and Dynamism of the Field
December 14-15 - Washington, DC
http://diconference.academyhealth.org/home

11th Annual International Technology, Education, and Development Conference
March 6-8, 2017 - Valencia, Spain
https://iated.org/inted/

International Conference on Opioids
June 11-13, 2017 - Boston, MA
Presentation and poster abstract proposals are now being accepted
http://www.opioidconference.org/