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D’Aquila Named New Director of NUCATS Institute

Richard D’Aquila, MD has been selected to lead the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute, effective June 1. Dr. D'Aquila will continue to direct the Third Coast CFAR and looks forward to his expanded role. “I am honored to succeed Dr.  Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, chair and Eileen M. Foell professor of Preventive Medicine, in [...]

Call for Abstracts & Early Registration: Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium

Join Howard Brown’s Center for Education, Research and Advocacy for the sixth Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium (MLHS) on September 16-17, 2020 at Malcolm X College in Chicago, IL. The Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium brings together over 500 healthcare professionals, social service providers, advocates and researchers to highlight innovative practices in LGBTQ patient-centered clinical care as [...]

Career Opportunities at the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing

Clinical Research Associate / Project DirectorPostdoctoral Scholar in Sexual and Gender Minority HealthPostdoctoral Fellow in Biobehavioral, HIV, and Drug Abuse Research Postdoctoral Fellow in Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Evaluation 

NIH Announces EHE Supplement Project RFA

The NIH has released a Request for Applications (RFA) for collaborative, implementation research projects that will advance the goals of the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative. Locally, applications will be submitted as requests for supplements to the Third Coast CFAR grant. Final applications are due at NIH on May 28, 2020, with budget and subcontract deadline in [...]

Public Health Boot Camp – Applications Due April 14

An Intensive Public Health Training Institute Fostering Future HIV Community Leaders Public Health Boot Camp is an intensive one-week educational program provided by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and the Institute of Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.   The educational training program is designed to enhance HIV/AIDS organizational leaders' professional knowledge [...]

IJERPH Announces Special Issue on the Global Economic Burden of HIV: Submissions Due August 31

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health announces a special issue on the global economic burden of the HIV pandemic. The guest editors invite papers that discuss the global economic burden of PLHIV in any setting. Papers that discuss collaborations with researchers, patient advocates, and public health practitioners that have implemented and analyzed [...]

Faculty Position – UIC Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science

Title: Open Rank Tenure/Tenure-Eligible Faculty - Department of Medicine, Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science University of Illinois at Chicago / College of Medicine / Department of Medicine Close Date: 05/04/2020 The newly established Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications [...]

Adolescent Trials Network RFP: Research Aimed at Ending the HIV Epidemic

The purpose of this RFP is to encourage collaboration among investigators and the NIH-sponsored Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) by providing funding support for scientifically meritorious research projects that address the scientific objectives of the ATN in support of the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America. This funding opportunity is [...]

Babafemi Taiwo Leads First Phase II Trial of VRC07-523LS and LA-CAB in Virally Suppressed Adults

The AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) will launch the first Phase II trial of VRC07-523LS, a broadly neutralizing antibody engineered by the NIH/DAIDS Vaccine Research Center, and long-acting cabotegravir in adults who have achieved durable viral suppression. Dr. Taiwo co-leads the study with Dr. Pablo Tebas, Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read [...]

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities in HIV Research at University of Chicago

Postdoctoral Scholar in Quantitative Methodology HIV and Opioid Use Disorder The Department of Medicine and the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) announces a Postdoctoral Scholar position at the University of Chicago, for a quantitative methodologist working in the following areas: epidemiology; network science; predictive analytics and/or computational modeling/simulation. The substantive focus will be on [...]