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Inter-CFAR Implementation Science Fellowship Opportunity

The Inter-CFAR Implementation Science Working Group is accepting applications for an NIH-funded training opportunity in implementation science (IS) for early stage investigators (ESIs) engaging in HIV-related research. The fellowship will be open to 24 individuals selected across the CFAR network to participate in a mentorship program, including both didactic online and mentored small group training [...]

Congratulations to the 2020 Administrative Supplement Awardees

Drs. John Schneider and Jenny Trinitapoli, leaders of the Developmental Core, and CFAR director, Dr. Richard D’Aquila, would like to congratulate the investigators recently selected for CFAR Administrative Supplement awards. These innovative, short-duration research projects address the NIH’s Office of AIDS Research priorities and are supported by $150,000 awards from the Developmental Core. The preliminary [...]

Howard Brown Health Shares Results from EHE Planning Project

Howard Brown Health (HBH) has released the findngs from the Bi+ Health – Invisible and Underserved Improving the Health System’s Surveillance of HIV-Related Health Outcomes of Bisexual Patient Populations to End the HIV Epidemic in Chicago Project. Lead by Laura Rusie, ScM and Lauren Beach, JD/PhD, this project was one of six EHE Planning Awards [...]

Recent Promotions for Third Coast CFAR Faculty

The Third Coast CFAR would like to congratulate these CFAR faculty members on their recent promotions: Kathryn Macapagal, PhDResearch Associate ProfessorMedical Social SciencesInstitute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)Northwestern University Darnell Motley, PhDResearch Assistant ProfessorSection of Infectious Diseases and Global HealthUniversity of Chicago Medicine Michael Newcomb, PhDTenured Associate ProfessorMedical Social SciencesInstitute for [...]

Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Pilot Project Awardees

Drs. John Schneider and Jenny Trinitapoli, leaders of the Developmental Core, and CFAR director, Dr. Richard D’Aquila, would like to congratulate the investigators recently selected for CFAR pilot awards. These one-year, high impact projects address NIH’s Office of AIDS Research priorities and are supported by $50,000 awards from the Developmental Core. The early career investigators [...]

EDIT Program Published in LGBT Health on Priorities for Working with LGBTQ+ Populations During COVID-19 Crisis

The Evaluation, Data Integration and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Program at the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health (ISGMH)  published an editorial in LGBT Health outlining how to support LGBTQ+ people through research, data collection, clinician training, disaster preparedness, and health advocacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read the Editorial Here>> Read the Q&A between the EDIT team and ISGMH >>

IHAA Webinar: Harms of HIV Criminalization

Thursday, August 20, 202012–1 p.m.Link to register: https://bit.ly/ihaa8202 On Thursday, August 20, join the discussion as to unpack Illinois laws that specifically criminalize people living with HIV, hear about the harms these laws cause directly from a survivor, and learn ways you can work to end HIV criminalization alongside the Illinois HIV Action Alliance (IHAA) — [...]

HIVR4P // Virtual On January 27-28, and February 3-4

A message from the International AIDS Society (IAS) regarding the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P): The health and safeguarding of our community are our highest priorities. IAS - the International AIDS Society - has decided that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the HIV Research for Prevention Conference(HIVR4P) will be held virtually. The conference, now named HIVR4P [...]

Social and Behavioral Research Assistant Opportunity at Howard Brown Health

ABOUT HOWARD BROWN HEALTHAt Howard Brown Health, we cultivate a passionate, innovative and empowered workforce committed to furthering our mission to eliminate health disparities and improve the lives of LGBTQ people.  At Howard Brown we are deeply committed to diversity, racial equity, and LGBTQ liberation, recognizing that when our workforce represents the communities we serve, [...]

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) Invites Applications for Executive Director

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) is a grassroots, community-based organization whose mission is to advance health equity among Black gay, bisexual and same gender loving men by developing community-centered leadership and innovative programs. POSITION OVERVIEW The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization’s operations, while spearheading organizational development and [...]