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Fogarty Global Health Training Program: Applications Due November 1

The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Fellowship connects high-potential global health researchers with innovative, mentored research opportunities designed to improve the health of low-resource populations around the world. Sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the HBNU program brings together a consortium that includes Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern [...]

NIH Webinar on the Impact of Community Health Workers on HIV Care

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Central Time Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30 am - 11:00 am Central Time  NIH Main Campus - Natcher Conference Center 45 Center Drive Bethesda, Maryland 20894 (301) 496-9612  The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is launching an initiative to establish evidence for engaging community health workers to close the gap between antiretroviral therapy prescription and viral suppression, a [...]

AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) Relocates

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) has relocated its offices to 200 W Monroe, Suite 1150. AFC has been expanding its program areas to better serve the region’s housing and case management services for people living with HIV or other chronic health conditions. AFC’s new space better supports its 124-person staff as well as the network of more than 30 partner organizations and nearly 200 [...]

Postdoctoral Scholar in Quantitative Methodology HIV and Opioid Use Disorder at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Medicine Apply here. 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 [...]

Center Director of Research in Chicago Center for HIV Elimination at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Medicine Apply Here. Center Director of Research: Holds a leadership role in developing the research agenda for the Center. Oversees the research management and data analysis teams. Responsible for the day-to-day management and operations and will serve as a liaison to administrative units of the University [...]

Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Infectious Diseases and Global Health at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Medicine Apply Here. The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine's Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate Professor, or Research Professor, whose primary activity will be academic research in association with a [...]

Found In Translation: Richard D’Aquila Featured in Northwestern News

Richard D'Aquila Director, Third Coast Center for AIDS Research Third Coast CFAR Director, Richard D’Aquila, was recently featured in Northwestern News. The article highlights his contributions to HIV research over the past three decades.   Dr. D’Aquila is the founding director of the multi-institutional Third Coast Center for AIDS Research and the Howard Taylor Ricketts Professor of Medicine in the Infectious [...]

Translational Research in NeuroHIV and Mental Health (TRNAMH) Online Course at Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University has an R25 grant through the NIH/NIMH (R25MH080661) to conduct a NeuroHIV online course called Translational Research in NeuroHIV and Mental Health (TRNAMH). It is open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty located inside or outside of the USA – especially those from underrepresented minority [...]

“Red Ribbon Cash Ticket” Initiative to Benefit Getting to Zero Illinois

The Illinois Lottery recently launched its annual Red Ribbon Cash instant ticket, which raises funds that will support Getting to Zero Illinois, a statewide initiative to end Illinois’ HIV epidemic by 2030.  The ticket is on sale now at more than 7,200 Illinois Lottery retailers across Illinois, and 100% of profits from ticket sales go toward an Illinois free of [...]

Join the Inter-CFAR HIV/Tuberculosis Working Group

CFAR investigators interested in the interface of TB and HIV have come together to form a national working group, with the goal of stimulating inter-CFAR collaborations on this critical coinfection. The working group is organized around 4 smaller interest groups: molecular pathogenesis of TB/HIV coinfection; immunopathogenesis of coinfection; diagnosis of TB in HIV infected children and adults; and [...]