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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 [...]

Congratulations to the Winter 2021 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 [...]

Dr. Mary Clare Masters Receives NIH GEMSSTAR Award

Mary Clare Masters, MD The Third Coast CFAR is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Clare Masters has received her first NIH Grant for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR), which is funded by the National Institute on Aging.  Masters will utilize data from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), the Women’s Interagency [...]

Implementation Science Coordination, Consultation, and Collaboration Initiative (ISC3I) Call for Abstracts for Supplement in JAIDS

The Implementation Science Coordination, Consultation, and Collaboration Initiative (ISC3I) is happy to announce a call for abstracts to be considered for a supplement of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) on implementation science research to inform ending the HIV epidemic in the United States. ISC3I, funded as a supplement to the Third Coast Center for AIDS [...]

Network Canvas 6.0.0 Now Available for Download

Network Canvas project has announced the release of stable versions of all three apps in its NIDA-supported software suite. Led by Third Coast CFAR members Drs. Michelle Birkett, Gregory Phillips II, and lead software architect Joshua Melville, Network Canvas is a free, open-source toolkit for collecting and managing social network data. Network Canvas is funded by the National Institute [...]

The Role of Gentrification of Black Neighborhoods on HIV Elimination Efforts Explored in the Lancet HIV

Recently published in the Lancet HIV, “The Last Black Man with HIV in San Francisco: the Potential Role of Gentrification on HIV Getting to Zero Achievements,” was written by Third Coast CFAR members Drs. Jade Pagkas-Bather, Jonathan Ozik, Greg Millett, and John Schneider. The article explores the role of gentrification of Black neighborhoods on HIV elimination [...]