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Prevention Science Methodology Group Announces 2020 Virtual Grand Rounds

The Prevention Science and Methodology Group is a virtual network of more than 860 empirical researchers and methodologists aimed to advance the field of prevention science and support the implementation of evidence-based prevention programs, led by the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology on Substance Abuse and HIV at Northwestern University (Ce-PIM). The PSMG Virtual Grand [...]

IDPH Announces New HIV Section Chief, Andrea Perez

The Third Coast CFAR congratulates Andrea Perez in her new role as HIV Section Chief for the Illinois Department of Public Health. With more than 15 years of experience in HIV policy and services in state government, Perez will oversee administration of HIV surveillance, prevention and diagnosis, and care under Ryan White Part B in [...]

Data Analyst/Data Manager Position at CORE Center on the Keeping It Lite Study

Description Under the supervision of the Principle Investigators and the Project Director, the Data Analyst will coordinate with the to manage daily processes of the Keeping LITE study as specified by the funders, as detailed in the protocol and as regulated by the Cook County Health Institutional Review Board. Essential Functions Primary responsibilities includes managing [...]

Funds for Research on Non-AIDS Defining Cancers

NIH will fund supplements to existing P30 Cancer Centers to support HIV-related research in three areas (see RFAs below). A cancer center may submit one application per topic. Please contact the administrator for your institution's cancer center (i.e. University of Chicago or Northwestern University) as soon as possible to determine eligibility. Immunotherapy and Tumor Microenvironment [...]

A Year In Review – 2019

Dear Third Coast Center for AIDS Research members,I’m delighted to once again celebrate our collective achievements during the previous year as I’ve done before – and 2019 was indeed a really successful year for the CFAR.Today, however, I am excited to begin by announcing the Third Coast CFAR’s plans for 2020-25.Our renewed mission and overall specific aims commit to [...]

Care2Prevent Program Director Position at University of Chicago

Care2Prevent, University of Chicago's Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Program, seeks a Program Director who will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Clinical Director to provide patient care, case management, behavioral health services, and prevention and outreach programs for people living with HIV and those who are most vulnerable to HIV infection. This [...]

Johns Hopkins NeuroHIV Comorbidities Undergraduate Scholars Program

The Johns Hopkins NeuroHIV Comorbidities Scholars Program— is a national education-research mentoring institute for undergraduate students who reside in high HIV-1 incidence/prevalence regions to receive training during the summer in NeuroHIV and its associated comorbidities. Subject area experts across Johns Hopkins University participate in teaching and mentoring. The overall goal is to identify, nurture and [...]

Faculty Position – Quantitative Immunology at Duke University

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Quantitative Immunology The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke University has a tenure track position open for a new faculty member with expertise in quantitative aspects of immunology. Joint appointments with other Departments at Duke are encouraged where appropriate and possible intersections indicated in the priority focus areas listed below: [...]

Dr. Steven Thrasher Discusses Domestic HIV Epidemic in PBS Interview

An interview with Dr. Steven Thrasher was featured on the December 16, 2019 episode of Amanpour & Co. In addition to discussing his recent work on the worsening HIV epidemic in rural America, Dr. Thrasher also examines racial, sexual, and gender disparities in HIV diagnoses and access to health services and effective education. A transcript [...]

Dr. Steven Thrasher Pens NYT Op-Ed on the Emerging HIV Crisis in Rural America

On World AIDS Day, Dr. Steven Thrasher, Daniel H. Renberg Chair on Social Justice and LGBTQ Media Studies and assistant professor at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, published an opinion piece, HIV Is Coming to Rural America, in the New York Times. Thrasher describes the social and structural factors that pose challenges to adoption [...]