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NIMHD Announces Release of NIH-Wide Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021-2025

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has announced the release of the NIH-Wide Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021-2025: Taking the Next Steps. The plan’s goals for advancing minority health and health disparities research and promoting health equity are in three categories: Scientific Research, such as advancing the understanding [...]

CFAR Faculty Members Announce New Research Center Dedicated to Helping Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Thrive

The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) at Northwestern has announced the opening of the Center for Translational Health Research and Interventions Advancing Equity for Sexual and Gender Minorities (THRIVE). Third Coast CFAR members, Michael Newcomb, PhD and Kathryn Macapagal, PhD will serve as director and co-director.   Read the full [...]

Q&A with Jenny Trinitapoli, the New Director of the CFAR Developmental Core

Jenny Trinitapoli, PhDAssociate Professor Department of SociologyThe University of Chicago Effective May 2021, Jenny Trinitapoli, PhD will begin her term as director of the Third Coast CFAR Developmental Core. Dr. Trinitapoli is an NICHD-funded social demographer and associate professor of sociology at the University of Chicago. Her elevation to the Developmental Core director role was planned [...]

Endowed Professorship Opportunity at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

The Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is inviting applications for the newly established Magic City LGBTQ Endowed Professorship. This is a full-time faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, tenured or tenure earning. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications and [...]

Join the new Inter-CFAR Substance Use Research Community (I-SURC)

The Third Coast CFAR is pleased to announce the formation of a new Inter-CFAR Working Group: The Inter-CFAR Substance Use Research Community (I-SURC). The I-SURC’s mission is to identify and bring together CFAR substance use researchers who can complement expertise and perspectives, share resources, increase efficiencies, and share cutting-edge technologies across the nation. The I-SURC provides the [...]

Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity in Integrated Research (HIV, Hepatitis C, COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorder) at the University of Chicago

The Department of Medicine and the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) announces a Postdoctoral Scholar position at the University of Chicago, for a mixed methods working in the following areas: epidemiology; network science; predictive analytics and/or computational modeling/simulation, implementation science and qualitative research. The substantive focus will be on substance use disorder and related [...]

Lifespan/Brown Criminal Justice Research Training Program on Substance Use and HIV Now Accepting Applications

The Lifespan/Brown Criminal Justice Research Training Program on Substance Use and HIV is a NIDA R25-funded supplemental training program based at The Miriam Hospital/Brown University with PI Curt Beckwith, MD. This program is designed to prepare participants for NIH-funded research careers in the field. Junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and exceptional predoctoral candidates from all institutions are [...]

Medical Case Coordinator Opportunity at the Pediatric and Adolescent HIV/AIDS Program Care2Prevent

The Pediatric and Adolescent HIV/AIDS Program, Care2Prevent, in the section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, works 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. The Medical [...]

Research Study Coordinator Senior Opportunity at the Center for Community Health

Please note: This opportunity is currently for remote work. In-person activities will not begin until deemed safe by medical experts. This position is relationship oriented, and has a primary objective to develop, build, and support community and academic partners to conduct meaningful research related to COVID-19 testing in underserved and vulnerable populations, with a highlight [...]

Congratulations to the Winter 2021 Community Collaborative Awardees

Drs. John Schneider and Jenny Trinitapoli, the Developmental Core leaders, and CFAR director, Dr. Richard D’Aquila, would like to congratulate the investigators recently selected for Community Collaborative Awards. These $10,000 grants support exploratory research within community-academic partnerships. Working as Co-Principal Investigators, leaders from an academic institution and a community organization develop innovative ideas that lay the groundwork for [...]