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CDC Funding Opportunity for CDPH and Potential Partners in Response to the EHE Initiative

The CDC announces the availability of fiscal year 2020 funds for a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to support the development and implementation of programs tailored to ending the HIV epidemic in America. Recent scientific advances in HIV prevention and treatment have made ending the HIV epidemic in America a realistic possibility. Under the leadership [...]

28th Annual Principles of STI/HIV Research and Public Health Practice Course

The University of Washington Department of Global Health and the Center for AIDS and STI are accepting applications for the 28th Annual Principles of STI/HIV Research and Public Health Practice Course. The course will be held July 20 - July 30, 2020, at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA.   Please join us in Seattle, [...]

Center for Innovation in Point-of-Care Technologies for HIV/AIDS (C-THAN) Applications Due March 2

The NIBIB-funded Center for Innovation in Point-of-Care Technologies for HIV/AIDS at Northwestern University (C-THAN) seeks collaborative research projects to develop novel point-of-care technologies (POCT) aimed at improving diagnosis and treatment monitoring of HIV/AIDS and co-morbidities in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). If successful, projects should be viable candidates for commercial development. Awards will be up to $50,000- $100,000 for 12 months. [...]

Book Event and Reception for “Remaking A Life” by Celeste Watkins-Hayes

Northwestern University professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Celeste Watkins-Hayes, will discuss her new book, Remaking A Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality. The work is based on more than a decade of interviews with over 100 women living with HIV, as well as activists, advocates, policy makers, and HIV service providers. Professor [...]

Implementation Scientist, Assistant Professor Position at Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, non-tenure eligible Assistant Professor. The candidate will join a rich, collaborative environment with other clinicians and scientists in the Feinberg School of Medicine and throughout the University and will be affiliated with the Center for Prevention Implementation [...]

Thank you for making the 2019 Women and HIV Symposium a Success

Planning Committee (left to right) Thomas Hope, Richard D’Aquila, Roslyn Taylor, Susan Cu-Uvin, Phyllis Tien, Renee Heffron, and Susan Cohn (not pictured). On October 21-22, the Third Coast CFAR hosted a successful and highly productive Inter-CFAR Women and HIV Symposium. The Planning Committee thanks the meeting’s 175 attendees for their participation. Abstracts from 54 early [...]

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 [...]